- Salāh-ed-Dīn Yūsuf ibn Ayyūb, 1137–93, sultan of Egypt and Syria 1175–93: opponent of Crusaders.
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Otis, who tells me he was called “Saladin” on the inside, has taken an almost tragically circuitous route in getting here.His First Day Out Of Jail After 40 Years: Adjusting To Life Outside
January 3, 2015
The turners, Fig. 4, in the germinating cases are Saladin's patent.
"I wish I had them, av they were eatable," said Saladin, as he turned away.
I say, Saladin, heat me a little porter, with an egg and some sugar.
But I need not have spoken of this, except that one of them was called "Saladin."George Bowring - A Tale Of Cader Idris
R. D. Blackmore
During these exciting moments Melville did not forget Saladin.The Story of Red Feather
Edward S. (Edward Sylvester) Ellis
- 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)
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Word Origin and History for saladin
Sultan of Egypt and Syria 1174-93, in full Salah-ad-din Yusuf ibn-Ayyub (1137-1193).
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Saladin became legendary for both his military genius and his generosity.
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