Saladin | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by C. R. Conder

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Critical Essay by C. R. Conder

SOURCE: “Saladin and King Richard: The Eastern Question in the Twelfth Century,” Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, Vol. DCCCCLXXVII, No. CLXI, March, 1897, pp. 389–97.

In the following essay, Conder reviews the pre-history and military details of the Third Crusade, emphasizing the achievements of King Richard I. Conder notes that in accounts of the Crusade by Frankish and Muslim authors, both Saladin and Richard are praised and respected.

It is not often that so complete a double account of a great struggle can be found in medieval history as that which exists regarding the third crusade, of which the opposing heroes were Saladin and Richard Lion Heart. On the Frankish side Geoffrey de Vinsauf gives us a vivid description of the expedition in which he took part; and on the Moslem side Boha ed Dîn, K&#x...

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