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 (săl′ə-dĭn) Full name Salah ad-Din Yusuf ibn-Ayyub. 1137?-1193.
Sultan of Egypt and Syria who captured (1187) Jerusalem and defended it during the Third Crusade (1189-1192).


(Biography) Arabic name Salah-ed-Din Yusuf ibn-Ayyub. ?1137–93, sultan of Egypt and Syria and opponent of the Crusaders. He defeated the Christians near Tiberias (1187) and captured Acre, Jerusalem, and Ashkelon. He fought against Richard I of England and Philip II of France during the Third Crusade (1189–92)


(ˈsæl ə dɪn)

(Salāh-ed-Dīn Yūsuf ibn Ayyūb) 1137–93, sultan of Egypt and Syria 1175–93.
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Noun1.Saladin - sultan of Syria and EgyptSaladin - sultan of Syria and Egypt; reconquered Jerusalem from the Christians in 1187 but was defeated by Richard Coeur de Lion in 1191 (1137-1193)
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Here the peerless Saladin met the Christian host some seven hundred years ago, and broke their power in Palestine for all time to come.
Sunset found Saladin Lord of Palestine, the Christian chivalry strewn in heaps upon the field, and the King of Jerusalem, the Grand Master of the Templars, and Raynauld of Chatillon, captives in the Sultan's tent.
I have little of importance to say, lady,'' answered Sir Brian de Bois-Guilbert, ``excepting the confirmed tidings of a truce with Saladin.
I can tell you about Richard Coeur-de-Lion and Saladin, and about William Wallace and Robert Bruce and James Douglas,--I know no end.
He had been on crusades, had fought the courteous Saladin, had been in prison, and often in peril.
The famous gentlemen of Asia and Europe have been of this strong type; Saladin, Sapor, the Cid, Julius Caesar, Scipio, Alexander, Pericles, and the lordliest personages.
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5-long--metre column was transported from the Saladin Citadel in the east of Old Cairo where it underwent years-long restoration, curator of the museum Tareq Tawfiq, said.
To access the upgrade, players must complete all single player missions and then visit Lord Saladin in the Tower.
Unfortunately, this is not enough to save his biography of Saladin from numerous problems stemming from inadequate research or lack of attention to detail.
BAGHDAD, Sept 19 (KUNA) -- Three people were killed while 34 others were injured in a terrorist attack targeting an area in Saladin province north of the capital Baghdad, said a security source Tuesday.
By: Egypt Today staff Cairo -- September 16: Located 10 kilometers away from the city of Al Aqaba, 250 meters away from the Egyptian borders and after a beautiful ride from Taba's coast, you will find the castle of Saladin on Pharaoh's Island in Taba City.