Saladin

Standard Name: Saladin

Connections

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Education Florence Dixie
Lady Florence was at first educated at home in Scotland. After a first, unsuccessful attempt to place her in a convent she had, in France, an Irish Catholic governess whom she calls Miss O'Leary...
Textual Features Florence Dixie
From her juvenile diary she later quoted sayings like Why do you let your religions dispute so much, God?.
Dixie, Florence, and William Stewart Ross. The Story of Ijain. Leadenhall Press, 1903.
77
When recording her battle with her governess over the character of Saladin (Saracen leader...
Textual Features Mary Eleanor Bowes, Countess of Strathmore
Mary Eleanor Bowes's blank verse is somewhat over-written. Her plot centres on the princess Erminia, who is betrothed to the Saracen leader Saladin but vainly loves the heroic warrior Tancred and ends her life in...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Florence Dixie
The former essay began, Who and what is God, and whence his name?
Dixie, Florence, and William Stewart Ross. The Story of Ijain. Leadenhall Press, 1903.
145
and the second ended, And so my idea of Jesus is that he was a Reformer, and has had a lot...

Timeline

4 July 1187
The Second Crusade ended at the Battle of Hattin (in northern Palestine), when Franci or Christian forces were defeated by Saladin .
July 1190-March 1194
Richard I was absent from England on the Third Crusade, pitted (with other Christian monarchs) against the warrior sultan Saladin .

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