What happened to Jerusalem after Saladin?


What happened to Jerusalem after Saladin?


One of the great leaders of Islamic history, Saladin was a general who became the first sultan of the Ayyubid dynasty. He built an empire in the Middle East and successfully defended it against the Latin crusaders, keeping the Holy Land in Muslim hands.

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After Saladin re-took Jerusalem, he freed Muslim prisoners of war who had been captured in the fighting. He ransomed some Christians, earning a great...

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The Islamic World's Response to the Latin Crusades

from World History: Credit Recovery

Chapter 14 / Lesson 16

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