Salah ad-Din and the Frankish Boy Part 3
- Running time: 34 minutes
- Age: 7+
- Released on 10 July 2013
On the morning of battle, Salah ad-Din, calls his Captains together to hear his plan for capturing Chastellet. It will be a contest where Science is as important as courage and strength. Salah ad-Din insists that his soldiers fight clean and fair, according to their Faith. After a dramatic and unexpected climax on the battlefield, ‘Salah ad-Din and the Frankish Boy’ trilogy ends with triumph for the Faithful and compassion for their beaten enemies.
Our adult fans might like to know that the following books helped us develop the ideas for this story:
- Translated by D.S.Richards (2010). The Chronicle of Ibn al-Athir for the Crusading Period from al-Kamil fi'l Ta'rikh. Part 2. The Years 541-589/1146-1193: The Age of Nur al-Din and Saladin. England: Ashgate Publishing Limited. p264-266.
- Baha' al-Din Ibn Shaddad. Translated by Richards, D.S. (2007). The Rare and Excellent History of Saladin or al-Nawadir al-Sultaniyya wa'l-Mahasin al-Yusufiyya. 3rd ed. UK: Ashgate Publishing Limited.
- Maalouf, Amin (2006). The Crusades through Arab Eyes. 2nd ed. London: Saqi Books.
- Newby, P.H. (2001). Saladin in His Time. Phoenix Press.