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angelinaballerina
Posts 1358


15/03/2012 09:44:26
call the crusades?





suze63
Posts 1880


15/03/2012 09:55:14
I've only ever heard them referred to as The Crusades although with a different inference. An interesting book on a Muslim / Arab perspective is The Crusades Through Arab Eyes, by ammin Malouf.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Crusades-Through-Arab-Eyes-Essentials/dp/0863560237





derien
Posts 2120


15/03/2012 10:02:31
I read this book in University. "Les croisades vues par les Arabes". It is a real eye-opener as to some the the atrocities that the Christians also inflicted on the Muslims. A must read for anyone who wants an honest view of history





angelinaballerina
Posts 1358


15/03/2012 10:06:54
i have that book but not yet read it.

Just wondering as i would have always refereed to them as the Crusades but then after converting seems abit odd to call them that - as they were crusading against Islam......





twilight
Posts 618


15/03/2012 10:28:37
The Crusades were started by the Muslims in the year 630 A.D. when Muhammad invaded and conquered Mecca. Later on, Muslims invaded Syria, Iraq, Jerusalem, Iran, Egypt, Africa, Spain, Italy, France, etc. The Western Crusades started around 1095





angelinaballerina
Posts 1358


15/03/2012 10:29:46
I am talking about the era of Salahuddin - Does anyone know what they are called from the arab perspective.

Thanks





Monkey Face
Posts 921


15/03/2012 10:30:09
It's called Al Salibion





angelinaballerina
Posts 1358


15/03/2012 10:33:43
Monkey Face wrote:
It's called Al Salibion


thanks

do you know what it translates as?





Gorobattie
Posts 1333


15/03/2012 10:34:12
angelinaballerina wrote:
I am talking about the era of Salahuddin - Does anyone know what they are called from the arab perspective.

Thanks


Salah Eddin was from the Ayobian state in that time.
Unfortunately arabs and muslims call them crusades in english, and hamalat salebe'ya in arabic, which latterly means (The Cross believers's Campaigns )

HTH





twilight
Posts 618


15/03/2012 10:34:14
angelinaballerina wrote:
I am talking about the era of Salahuddin - Does anyone know what they are called from the arab perspective.

Thanks




Selah'edine Eyubi. His name means "righteousness of the faith."





angelinaballerina
Posts 1358


15/03/2012 10:46:31
Thanks ladies :





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