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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 222

subject of them started distributing the booty, for not one of the scholars or holy men was forgotten. One week after the capitulation an immense gathering of Moslems joined with the Sultan in solemn celebration of the victory in the sanctuary of el-Aksa. " Rejoice at good tidings," exhorted the Chief Cadi of Aleppo, in the course of his sermon. " God is well pleased with what ye have done, and this is the summit of man's desire ; he hath holpen you to bring back this stray camel from misguided hands and to restore it to the fold of Islam, after the infidels had mishandled it for nearly a hundred years. . . . Had ye not been of God's chosen servants, he had not honored you by this grace. .. . Ye have renewed for Islam the glorious memories of Kadisiya, of the Yarmuk, of Khaibar, and of Khalid, the Sword of God. The Almighty recompense you, and accept the offering of the blood ye have shed in his service, and grant you Paradise, happy for ever. . . . And prolong, Ο Almighty God, the reign of Thy servant, humbly reverent, for Thy favor thankful, grateful for Thy gifts, Thy sharp sword and shining torch, and the champion of Thy faith and defender of Thy holy land, the firmly resisting, the great, the victorious King, the strengthener of the true religion, the vanquisher of the worshippers of the Cross, the honor of the world and the faith, Sultan of Islam and of the Moslems, purifier of the Holy Temple, Abu el-Muzaffer Yusuf, son oJ Ayub. . . . And hear his prayer that he prayeth unte Thee : * Ο Lord, help me to be thankful for Thy favoi

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