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Saladin Begins Siege of Jerusalem (1187) Options
Daemon
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Saladin Begins Siege of Jerusalem (1187)

Jerusalem was conquered by the Crusaders in 1099 during the First Crusade and served as the capital of the Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem for most of the 12th century, but it was besieged and captured by Saladin, the Kurdish Muslim warrior and Ayyubid Sultan of Egypt, after his decisive victory at Hattin in 1187. The Crusaders negotiated a surrender, and the two parties agreed to a peaceful handover of the city to Saladin, preventing the sort of massacre that had occurred when? More...
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Balian of Ibelin: [Saladin has just offered safe conduct in his terms] When the Christians captured Jerusalem, they massacred every Muslim in the city walls...
Saladin: I am not those men. I am Salahudin.
[with more emphasis]
Saladin: Sala-hu-din!
A quote from "Kingdom of Heaven" (2005)
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So it seem Muslim considered Christen barbarians at that time. Is this the first major Christen-Muslim conflict?
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