Tariq Ali's The Book of Saladin: A Khaldunian Study
The Book of Saladin is Ali's metafictional retelling of the conquest of Jerusalem by Salah ad-Din Ayubbi and the rise of the Ayyubid Dynasty. Ali believes that by acquiring the desired social solidarity (Asabiyyah) and displaying the best elements of the Muslim civilization (Umran), Salah ad-Din raised the Ayyubid Dynasty to its grandeur. The fall of Christians and the rise of the Muslims happened ...Read More
1-Ahmad Saeed Iqbal: Ph. D Scholar, Department of English Language and Literature, Government College University Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan2-Muhammad Asif: Assistant Professor, Department of English Language and Literature, Government College University Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan.
Ibn Khaldun, Cyclic Theory, Civilizations, Saladin, Crusades