Saladin: suite et fin du deuxième Cycle de la Croisade


Saladin: Continuation and End of the Second Crusade Cycle



also known as the

Roman de Saladin


The Romance of Saladin


or simply


, represents the concluding instalment of a fifteenth-century prose romance trilogy, which includes

L’istoire de tres vaillans princez monseigneur Jehan d’Avennes


The Tale of the Very Valiant Prince, Jean d’Avesnes

] and

La Fille du Comte de Pontieu


The Daughter of the Count of Ponthieu

]. It has been suggested that the romance was composed for Charles de Charolais [Charles the Bold], Duke of Burgundy, between 1465 and 1468 (Crist 1972, 10). Larry S. Crist’s 1972 critical edition of the text is divided into thirty-one sections of varying length, each corresponding to different incidents…

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Citation: Courtier, Rebecca. "Saladin". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 27 September 2023 [, accessed 18 June 2024.]

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