Saladin Sets Out From Cairo With Half of Entire Egyptian Ayyubid Army

Saladin Sets Out From Cairo With Half of Entire Egyptian Ayyubid Army

Statue of Saladin in Damascus, Syria
Source: Godfried Warreyn

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Saladin sets out from Cairo with a large Muslim force — half of the entire Egyptian Ayyubid army.

His intention is to link up with other Muslim forces elsewhere, gathering enough soldiers under his immediate command to put an end to the Crusader states once and for all.

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