Saladin's actions from 1169- 1193

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  • Created on: 11-05-13 11:26
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  • Saladin's actions
    • 1169
      • inherited a tenuous control of Egypt
      • massacred Black Sudan
        • destroyed military power of Fatimids
    • 1170
      • captured Gaza + Aila
      • extended hold on Arabia and theYemen
      • created own army- the Salahiyya
    • 1171
      • withdrew from joint expeditions with Nur ad-Din
      • Sept- Fatimid Shi'ite caliph died
        • Saladin= Abassid Caliph of Baghdad put into Friday prayers
          • united East under Sunni
    • 1173
      • withdrew from Nur ad-Din's expeditions again
        • offends Nur ad-Din
      • war between the 2= imminent
    • 1174
      • Nur ad-Din died
      • Amalric died
      • took Damascus
    • 1177
      • Saladin defeated by Franks at Battle of Montgisard
    • 1186
      • took Mosul
      • encirclement of Outramer complete
    • 1187
      • defeated Franks at battle of Hattin
      • Took Jerusalem- allowed Franks safe passage out
      • purified Al Aqsa mosque
    • 1188
      • Third Crusade called
      • lost Tyre and Antioch
    • 1191-2
      • defeated by Franks
        • Arsuf
        • Jaffa
          • crusade ends
    • 1193- dies

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