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CHARLES J. ROSEBAULT. Saladin. Prince of Chivalry


Sir John Froissart's Chronicles of England, France, Spain and the Ajoining Countries from the latter part of the reign of Edward II to the coronation of Henry IV in 12 volumes 

Chronicles of Enguerrand De Monstrelet (Sir John Froissart's Chronicles continuation) in 13 volumes 

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Saladin. Prince of Chivalry
page 13

hero in the esteem of all nations and all races, the admired of enthusiastic essayists, poets and weavers of romance throughout the civilized world. For many of them a very Prince of Chivalry. The knightly ages, says an authority, will always enjoy the glory of having formulated a code of honor which aimed at rendering the upper classes worthy of their exceptional privileges. Chivalry, says another, taught the world the duty of noble services well rendered. It upheld courage and enterprise in obedience to rule, it consecrated military prowess to the service of the Church, glorified the virtues of liberality, good faith, unselfishness and courtesy. And here was a devout Moslem — devout indeed to the point of fanaticism — supporting his claim to premiership in that noble course of conduct devised by Christian minds for exalted servants of the Christian church.

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