He gave his wealth to the extent that he had no money left even for his funeral. Therein lies the greatest--but often unrecognized--achievement of Saladin. His sudden success, which in 1189 saw the crusaders reduced to the occupation of only three cities, was, however, marred by his failure to capture Tyre, an almost impregnable coastal fortress to which the scattered Christian survivors of the recent battles flocked. Most probably, Saladin did not anticipate the European reaction to his capture of Jerusalem, an event that deeply shocked the West and to which it responded with a new call for a crusade. He is one of those men who grace the cover of romance novels, gallant and brave, quick to fury and knows how to fight. He was the most famous Muslim hero and a consummate military tactician. Saladin was keen to get the war with the Christians underway, but there was one main stumbling block.
Most of the things that he did inhis early career seem good, and there were good acts throughout hislife, but they were also interspersed with bad things, or selfishthings. This can be observed insert evidence. The most dramatic demonstration of this came at the Battle of Jaffa. He seems like he would be a good friend to have. When I have a bit of spare time ha! Upon arriving to France and England survivors of Jerusalem, soldiers nobles, knights and even Richard Lionheart himself retold stories about Saladin like this and the word quickly spread throughout the Western world. Muslims believe that there are 3 religions Jews Christians andMuslim you are not truley Muslim until you believe in God hisangels the bible the testament and Moses Jesus Mohamed and everyother prophet since Adam. The most sacred Islamic monument in Jerusalem was a massive building called Quabbat as-Sakhrah, or Dome of the Rock.
He had power as the leader of his country, power as the leader of the military and physical power. Two leaders that share very similar leading styles were Richard the Lionheart and Saladin. Characteristics such as vision, courage, integrity and humility to name just a few. The leader of a mosque is called an Imam. He has been working for the organization for almost thirty-five years, and has held several other positions. Gertrude Slaughter, the author of Saladin 11-38-1193 didn't just give a biography of his life, but looked at him as a human being with emotions, desires, hopes and fears like any normal human being.
Anonymous The reason I'd rather die than to be ruled by either is because with a religious leader, there is always complications that run deep, a religiously lead bloodthirst is something I hate. If he knows the terrain and the enemy well enough, there is a great chance of success for his side. As vizier of Egypt, he received the title king malik , although he was generally known as the sultan. Martin Luther King Jr Some example of good leaders in everyday life are:. In wars against the Christian crusaders, he achieved final success with the disciplined capture of Jerusalem Oct.
Part C: Evaluation of Sources Word Count: 436 The source A History of Medieval Islam was written by John Joseph Saunders in 1965. The great Christian counterattack of the Third Crusade was then stalemated by his military genius. But, of course, what earned him admiration and adoration from his troops was his personal courage. He was the most famous Muslim hero and a consummate military tactician. He would've made a great knight but isn't a good king.
London: Faber and Faber, 1983. Richard won the battle, but delayed his attack on Jerusalem due to the exhaustion of his troops. He was also chivalrous as noted even by the Christian chroniclers. Bad Points: He killed a solider. Unlike many Muslim rulers, he was not cruel to his subordinates; Saladin believed deeply in the Koranic standard that all men are equal before the law. Their ability to identify the strengths within their team, while encouraging a cohesive, creative and encouraging work environment. It was necessary to pick one's way over the bodies of men and horses.
As a youth, his pursuits tended more toward the religious and scholarly than toward the military, but this changed when he joined the staff of his uncle, a military commander. In Europe he was known as Saladin. On the night of his birth, his father, Najm ad-Din Ayy ub, gathered his family and moved to Aleppo, there entering the service of 'Imad ad-Din Zangi ibn Aq Sonqur, the powerful Turkish governor in northern Syria. Of Kurdish origin, Saladin became the vizier of Egypt in 1169 and then took full control of the country in 1171; he later built the famed Citadel in Cairo. On the other hand, Richard the LionHearted seemed powerful looking, but not that smart.
Saladin kept his word, and conquered the city according to the highest Islamic ideals. This was great, and just what I had hoped for. Mosul, too, was a holdout, but with other victories Saladin became Sultan of Syria, succeeding Nur al-Din. I feel like Saladin was a good leader whereas Richard was more of a. A project by History World International. I would want Saladin to be my leader because based on the quotes he seems like a kind person.
True leaders are dynamic, world changing people. Richard's eldest brother, Henry the Young King, was simultaneously crowned as his father's successor. Anonymous Based on the quotes Saladin seemed like a small man who liked destruction. The Seljuk caliphate, ruled by Nur al-Din, was of the more liberal Sunni sect and had its seat of power in Baghdad. For Sunni Muslims, there are Sheikh Al-Azhar and the Committee of Olomaa Al-Azhar. His biggest enemy was Richard the Lionhearted. Shown directly with his motivation techniques, strategic decision making and planning and organizational restructuring.