History The Battles of Saladin

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A list of all important battles fought by Saladin. This battles list includes any Saladin battles, conflicts, campaigns, wars, skirmishes or military engagements of any kind. This list displays the battles Saladin fought in alphabetically, but the battles/military engagements contain information such as where the battle was fought and who else was involved. Items include everything from Third Crusade to Battle of Hattin.

If you are looking to answer the questions, "Which battles did Saladin fight in?" and "Which battles was Saladin involved in?" then this list has got you covered. (15 items)

Battle of al-Babein is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Battles of Saladin
Giza, Egypt - The Battle of al-Babein took place on March 18, 1167, during the third Crusader invasion of Egypt. King Amalric I of Jerusalem, and a Zengid army under Shirkuh, both hoped to take the control of ...more

Battle of Al-Fule is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Battles of Saladin
Battle of Al-Fule West Bank - In the campaign and Battle of Al-Fule, a Crusader force led by Guy of Lusignan skirmished with Saladin's Ayyubid army for more than a week in September 1183. Tactically the battle was a draw, ...more

Battle of Arsuf is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Battles of Saladin
Holy Land - The Battle of Arsuf was a battle of the Third Crusade in which Richard I of England defeated Saladin, founder of the Ayyubid dynasty and Sultan of Egypt and Syria, at Arsuf in Palestine. The ...more

Battle of Belvoir Castle is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Battles of Saladin
Battle of Belvoir Castle Belvoir Fortress, Israel - In the campaign and Battle of Belvoir Castle, a Crusader force led by King Baldwin IV of Jerusalem sparred inconclusively with an Ayyubid army from Egypt commanded by Saladin. The theatre of ...more

Battle of Hattin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Battles of Saladin
Tiberias, Israel - The Battle of Hattin took place on July 3 and 4, 1187, between the Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem and the forces of the Ayyubid sultan Salah ad-Din, known in the West as Saladin. The Muslim ...more

Battle of Jacob's Ford is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Battles of Saladin
Battle of Jacob's Ford Daughters of Jacob Bridge, Syria - The Battle of Jacob's Ford was a victory of the Muslim sultan Saladin over the Christian King of Jerusalem, Baldwin IV. It occurred in August 1179, when Saladin conquered and destroyed a new ...more

Battle of Jaffa is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Battles of Saladin
Jaffa, Israel - The Battle of Jaffa took place during the Crusades, as one of a series of campaigns between the army of Sultan Saladin and the Crusader forces led by King Richard I of England. It was the final ...more

Battle of Marj Ayyun is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Battles of Saladin
Battle of Marj Ayyun Marjayoun, Lebanon - In the Battle of Marj Ayyun, alternately Marj Ayyoun, an Ayyubid army commanded by Saladin defeated a Crusader army led by King Baldwin IV of Jerusalem on June 10, 1179. The Christian king, who ...more

Battle of Montgisard is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Battles of Saladin
Ramla, Israel - The Battle of Montgisard was fought between the Ayyubids and the Kingdom of Jerusalem on November 25, 1177. The 16-year-old King Baldwin IV, seriously afflicted by leprosy, led an out-numbered ...more

Crusade of 1197 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Battles of Saladin
Levant - The Crusade of 1197, also known as the Crusade of Henry VI or the German Crusade was a crusade launched by the Hohenstaufen emperor Henry VI in response to the aborted attempt of his father, ...more

Siege of Acre is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Battles of Saladin
Acre, Israel - The Siege of Acre was one of the first confrontations of the Third Crusade, lasting from August 28, 1189 until July 12, 1191, and the first time in history that the King of Jerusalem was ...more

Siege of Jerusalem is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Battles of Saladin
Jerusalem, Mandatory Palestine - The Siege of Jerusalem was a siege on the city of Jerusalem that lasted from September 20 to October 2, 1187, when Balian of Ibelin surrendered the city to Saladin. Citizens wishing to leave ...more

Siege of Kerak is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Battles of Saladin
Kerak Castle - The Siege of Kerak took place in 1183, with Saladin's forces attacking and being repelled from the Crusader stronghold.

Siege of Tyre is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Battles of Saladin
Siege of Tyre Tyre, Tyre District, Lebanon - The Siege of Tyre took place from November 12, 1187 to January 1, 1188. An army commanded by Saladin made an amphibious assault on the city, defended by Conrad of Montferrat. After two months of ...more

Third Crusade is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Battles of Saladin
Anatolia - The Third Crusade, also known as the Kings' Crusade, was an attempt by European leaders to reconquer the Holy Land from Saladin. The campaign was largely successful, capturing the important ...more