Who won the Battle of Hattin?


Who won the Battle of Hattin?


Saladin was born into a well known Kurdish family, and in his youth, he focused more on religious studies rather than military studies. His military career began with expeditions into Egypt, and by 1169, he was named commander of Syrian forces in Egypt and vizier of the Fatimid caliphate there. By 1171, he overthrew the Fatimid Dynasty and returned Egypt to Sunni Islam, and between 1174 and 1186, he reunified the Muslim territories of Egypt, Syria, Northern Mesopotamia, and Palestine.

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The Muslim forces under Saladin won the Battle of Hattin.

In early July of 1187, Saladin captured Tiberias, and the Crusader Armies determined to go...

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