In this episode of Half-Arsed History, hear the tale of the mighty Saladin, the Kurdish sultan who united much of the 12th century Muslim world and recaptured Jerusalem, triggering the Third Crusade.
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Image: Fragonard, Alexandre-Evariste. Saladin in Jerusalem. Circa 1830-1850. Oil on canvas. Musée des Beaux-Arts de Quimper, Quimper, France. Via Wikimedia.