As for the sheep's ear, it is spoken of as a saracenic fable.
It would also account for the saracenic touch in his arches and ornamentation.
An important political event was the result: hence the introduction of the Turks into the heart of the saracenic empire.
Hence the term saracenic applied to both the workers and their handiwork.
The tower is evidently a minaret, as it is built in the purest saracenic style, and is surrounded by the ruins of a mosque.
Here is a mixture, still visible, of the Byzantine and the saracenic.
The Cairo mosques are said to show the purest existing forms of saracenic architecture.
Further towards the mountain there are some arches, which appear to be saracenic.
Indeed rumours, vague but most alarming, reached Damietta that a saracenic host was already on its way to capture the city.
But the saracenic world not only gave Christendom the stimulus of its philosophers and alchemists; it also gave it paper.
Old English, "an Arab" (in Greek and Roman translations), also, mid-13c., generally, "non-Christian, heathen, pagan," from Old French saracin, from Late Latin saracenus, from Greek sarakenos, usually said to be from Arabic sharquiyin, accusative plural of sharqiy "eastern," from sharq "east, sunrise," but this is not certain. In medieval times the name was associated with that of Biblical Sarah (q.v.).
Peple þat cleped hem self Saracenys, as þogh þey were i-come of Sarra [John of Trevisa, translation of Higdon's Polychronicon, 1387]The name Greeks and Romans gave to the nomads of the Syrian and Arabian deserts. Specific sense of "Middle Eastern Muslim" is from the Crusades. From c.1300 as an adjective. Related: Saracenic; and cf. sarsen.