THIS OUTSTANDING BIOGRAPHY explores the life and deeds of the legendary warrior-monarch- Saladin. Based on a lifetime of study by Stanley Lane-Poole, who was able to access the rich and colourful chronicles of Arab historians, this should be required reading for anyone interested in the history of the Middle East and the Crusades.
STANLEY LANE-POOLE was an eminent historian who specialised in studies of the Middle East. His works included The Moors in Spain, The Art of the Saracens in Egypt and Cairo. Dr David Nicolle is an acknowledged expert on medieval military history, specialising in the Middle East.