City of Mosul in Iraq submits to Saladin

City of Mosul in Iraq submits to Saladin

Statue of Saladin in Damascus, Syria
Source: Godfried Warreyn

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The city of Mosul, Iraq, submits to Saladin. He had besieged Mosul the previous year but had to break off due to illness. Izz ad-Din Masud chooses to make a peace treaty with Saladin rather than risk destruction. Saladin allows Izz ad-Din Masud to remain nominally in charge.

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