The Third Crusade (1189–1192), also known as The Kings' Crusade, was an attempt by European leaders to reconquer the Holy Land from Saladin (Ṣalāḥ ad-Dīn Yūsuf ibn Ayyūb). The campaign was largely successful in capturing the important cities of Acre and Jaffa, and reversing most of Saladin's conquests, but it failed to capture Jerusalem, the emotional and spiritual motivation of the Crusade.
Wednesday, 14 June 2017
Ghulam Cavalry "Red Regiment" Abbasid Caliphate
Ghulam was a word used to describe slave soldiers. Despite their title they
were often very well trained and loyal troops, being well equipped also.