Nur Ad-Din, Un Grand Prince Musulman De Syrie Au Temps Des Croisades (511-569 A.H./1118-1174) ( THREE VOLUMES).

ELISSEEF, Nikita.

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Book ID: 15206

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8vo. lxxvii 275 pp/ xix [1] 277-699 pp/ xi [2] xi [1] 703-1076 pp/ FRENCH TEXT; 1 paper folder containing 1 large folding map of Syria at the period of Nur ad-Din, half-titles, titles, titles printed in red on upper cover, publishers’ original wraps, biblio, Institut Français de Damas, Damascus, 1967.

Synopsis

SCARCE . A major academic study of the reign of Sultan Nur Eddine. The first volume discusses the political, topographical and historical environment in which Nur Eddine performed his policies. In the second volume the author discusses the wars of Nur Eddine, his occupation of Damascus,his struggle against the Byzantine, Crusades, and his expeditions to Palestine and Egypt. The last volume deals entirely with the wars against the Crusades, and an evaluation to the achievements of Nur Eddine.

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