This is an excellent book to read while studying the crusades and crusaders.
The Crusade Through Arab Eyes by Amin Maalouf provides a good introduction for readers who are interested in the Arab perspective of the Crusades.
It is a history of the Crusades from one point of view, as Maalouf says, and as the title makes clear.
Incredible book. Reads like a novel. Grips the reader and never lets go. Amin Maalouf has the talent of bringing an ancient world to life, a world where the Muslims were the... Read morePublished 12 days ago by John Doe
I've read Christian version which I totally enjoyed, and the Muslim version totally added clarity and balance. Read both to get complete picture.Published 26 days ago by mano
Obligatory reading to understand current events in the Middle East, Amin Maalouf's
"The Crusades Through Arab Eyes" depicts an earlier dislocation caused by the... Read more
The book is full of details about historical events dated around 1000 AD in Middle East and Anatolia. I love it.Published 2 months ago by saltinbas
Amin Maalouf's The Crusades Through Arab Eyes is a work that came in response to the lamentations of various scholars, who constantly had to deal with accounts of the Crusades from... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Metatron
This book is easy to read and follow and has accurate information during those time, could not bring my self to put down the bookPublished 3 months ago by Hameed Ali Hassan
I hated the title but maybe it gets the reader's attention. Maalouf presents a very balanced account of the Crusades. I found it almost self-affacing and sincere. Read morePublished 7 months ago by RHJ Ruiters