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Salahuddin Ayyubi - The Pride of Islam
Salahuddin (Saladin), a name that inspired both fear and respect in the crusaders eyes and in Europes eyes even today. Though, to some people in Europe at the time he epitomised the Anti-Christ due to hostile Christian propaganda, someone they believe murdered innocent Christian in the name of Islam during the crusades but to others such as myself, he was a celebrated hero, and a role model for many leaders in years to come.
During his youth he was a quiet methodical thinker given more to religious study than military ambition. As a child he was taught the recitation of the Quran, the Arabic language and the shariah. This basis proved to be effective in his middle age.
He also did many things to encourage people in their worship such as building Madressahs. He also abolished those tolls that were payable by pilgrims on their way to Makkah.
He had many interests, ...more
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