Mr. Reston has much less to say about the peccadilloes of Saladin and the warriors of Islam.
Acclaimed writer James Reston, J. offers a gripping narrative of the epic battle that left Jerusalem in Muslim hands until the twentieth century, bringing an objective perspective to the gallantry, greed, and religious fervor that fueled the bloody clash between Christians and Muslims. Mr. In fact, they come off as models of rectitude, both in their private and public affairs.
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He offers compelling portraits of Saladin, the wise and highly cultured leader who created a united empire, and Richard the Lionheart, the romantic personification of chivalry who emerges here in his full complexity and contradictions. From its riveting scenes of blood-soaked battles to its pageant of fascinating, larger-than-life characters, Warriors of God is essential history, history that helps us understand today's world. offers a gripping . As he recounts this rousing story, Reston brings to life the two legendary figures who led their armies against each other.
Previously published: New York : Doubleday, 2001. Includes bibliographical references (pages 389-395) and index. Includes bibliographical references (pages 389-395) and index
Geoffrey Moorhouse reads James Reston Jr's Warriors of God: Richard the Lionheart and . The third crusade (which was Ivanhoe's) was to be glorified most of all because of its principal participants and their contrasting dominance
Geoffrey Moorhouse reads James Reston Jr's Warriors of God: Richard the Lionheart and Saladin in the Third Crusade, and calls for the stripping away of the romantic image of the crusades. The third crusade (which was Ivanhoe's) was to be glorified most of all because of its principal participants and their contrasting dominance. In one corner was the sultan Salah ad-Din or Saladin, a Sunni Muslim of Kurdish origin who had grown up in Baalbek and Damascus: intelligent, generous, pious, modest and a great fighter if need be.
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A dual biography of the legendary Richard the Lionheart and the Sultan Saladin, iconic hero of the Islamic world, Warriors of God recounts the life of each man and reveals the passions of the times that brought them face-to-face in the final battle of the Third Crusade. Richard the Lionheart, commonly depicted as the romantic personification of chivalry, here emerges in his full complexity and contradictions as Reston examines the dark side of Richard's role as the leader of the blood-soaked Crusades and breaks new ground by openly discussing Richard's homosexuality.
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