A History of the Crusades, Volume I: The First Hundred Years by Kenneth M. Setton, Marshall W. Baldwin

By Kenneth M. Setton, Marshall W. Baldwin

The six volumes of A historical past of the Crusades will stand because the definitive heritage of the Crusades, spanning 5 centuries, encompassing Jewish, Moslem, and Christian views, and containing a wealth of data and research of the heritage, politics, economics, and tradition of the medieval global.

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1 Driault, Formation, pp. 148-15°. It is amusing to note, however, that coffee was never scarcer in Cairo than after the Egyptians occupied Mocha - because the Yemenis preferred to seIl to the Americans and British; DuhameI to Nesselrode (September 20, 1837), Cattaui, Regne, vol. 11, pt. 2, p. 133, document no. So. " The summary paragraph on Asir is based on R. Headley, W. Mulligan, and G. Rentz, "Asir', EI", I, pp. 707-"710. On the Egyptian campaign against Hamud, see /Sanizade, 111, p. 30. 28 SAUDI ARABIA IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY The Eastern Province To the east of Nejd lies that large area, coast and hinterland which, for want of an indigenous name, has been dubbed the Eastern Province.

489. ;,anizade, 11, pp. 340--342, 352, 4 IO ; 111, p. 9. • Many romantic incidents, probably apocryphal, are reported about the surrender negotiations, including an offer by Ibrahim to supply Imam 'Abd Allah with munitions if he wanted to continue the fight! 'Abd Allah is reputed, in the words of a French author, to have answered, 'Non, Seigneur; Dieu a favourise vos armes. Ce ne sont pas vos soldats qui m'ont vaincu, c'est lui qui a voulu m'humilier'; Mengin, Histoire de 1 2 16 EGYPTIAN OCCUPATION 1818-1822 17 seven-month siege of Dir'iyah, both of which cuhninated in this event raised high the star of the Egyptian viceroy and should have meant, in the normal course of Arabian events, the end of Wahhabism and of the Saudi dynasty.

40--46. 'Account', p. 489. ;,anizade, 11, pp. 340--342, 352, 4 IO ; 111, p. 9. • Many romantic incidents, probably apocryphal, are reported about the surrender negotiations, including an offer by Ibrahim to supply Imam 'Abd Allah with munitions if he wanted to continue the fight! 'Abd Allah is reputed, in the words of a French author, to have answered, 'Non, Seigneur; Dieu a favourise vos armes. Ce ne sont pas vos soldats qui m'ont vaincu, c'est lui qui a voulu m'humilier'; Mengin, Histoire de 1 2 16 EGYPTIAN OCCUPATION 1818-1822 17 seven-month siege of Dir'iyah, both of which cuhninated in this event raised high the star of the Egyptian viceroy and should have meant, in the normal course of Arabian events, the end of Wahhabism and of the Saudi dynasty.

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