Ibn al-Athir was a Muslim historian in the th century AH/th century AD and renowned for his masterpiece entitled al-Kamil fi al-tarikh. The content. 1 Oct Ibn al-Athir was a Muslim historian in the th century AH/th century AD and renowned for his masterpiece entitled al-Kamil fi al-tarikh. Al-Kamil fi al-Tarikh (The Complete History, Ibn al-Athir’s book of history) is a His chief work was a history of the world, al-Kamil fi at-tarikh (The Complete.

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A large portion of the history deals with the era of the Crusades ; this portion has been translated by D.

Articles needing additional references from December All articles needing additional references Articles containing Arabic-language text All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from May CS1 errors: Al-kamil fi al-tarikh second source of political intrigue that ibn al-Athir claimed to have shaped the beginnings of the First Crusade was the Shiite Al-kamil fi al-tarikh Dynasty in Egypt.

Ibn al-Athir characterizes the advent of the Crusades as an issue of political intrigue and its historical importance in terms of Frankish conquest, as merely one event within a continuous pattern.

On The Tatars, CE”. Roger Ithe Al-kamil fi al-tarikhand the Byzantine Emperor. Each al-tarijh is divided in chronological order into years. Ibn al-Athir attributes the political intrigue behind the immediate origins of the Crusade to three sources: A third source of political intrigue to which ibn al-Athir attributes influence over the development of the origins of the Crusade is the Byzantine Emperor.

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These subsections may include the deaths, births, and dynastic succession of al-kamil fi al-tarikh states like the Seljuk Turks. For example “then the year one and ninety and four hundred began” i. Ibn al-Athir describes how zl-kamil Byzantine Emperor al-ksmil coerced the Franks to agree to conquer Al-kamil fi al-tarikh for him in exchange for permission to pass through Byzantine lands to the Levant. Richards also translated a large portion of the text dealing with the history of the Seljuk Turks.


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Further on, al-kamil fi al-tarikh al-Athir describes the failed Muslim siege of Antioch that ended in defeat. December Learn how and when to remove this template al-kamil fi al-tarikh. Views Read Edit View history. Retrieved from ” https: Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. In fact, ibn al-Athir’s portrayal of the advent of the Crusades al-ttarikh especially informative of the Muslim perspective of the beginning of the Crusades.


Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. While ibn al-Athir claims that it is merely “another story,” he suggests fairly clearly that the Fatimids had a role di instigating the Franks to invade Syria because they were al-kamil fi al-tarikh by the al-kamil fi al-tarikh of Seljuk power and wanted to use the Franks to protect Fatimid Egypt from a Seljuk invasion.

The Complete History Arabic: Internet Medieval Source Book.

Retrieved 20 May This article needs additional citations for verification. Richards in three volumes, dealing with the arrival of the crusaders up to al-tarrikh time of Imad ad-Din ZengiNur ad-Dinand Saladin.

In terms of the beginning of the First Crusade, ibn al-Athir al-kamil fi al-tarikh the siege of Antioch in July as the starting point.

The Complete History has several volumes. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This page was last edited on 27 Augustat One event that ibn al-Athir describes gi this failed siege was the finding al-kamil fi al-tarikh the Holy Lance by Peter Bartholomewbut framed in the context of Peter Bartholomew having buried a lance in a certain spot prior to such “discovery. Al-kamil fi al-tarikh literature Crusade literature s books.


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Arabic Wikisource has original text related to this article: Each year has several sections committed to major events, which are not necessarily in chronological order. Within his description, ibn al-Athir discusses how the ruler of Antioch, Yaghi Siyanexpelled the Al–kamil inhabitants of Antioch al-kamil fi al-tarikh fear of internal insurrection.

According to al-Athir, Roger I manipulated the invasion of Syria and march onto Jerusalem by the al-kamil fi al-tarikh armies under Baldwin—a compounding of various “Baldwins” of Flanders and Jerusalem. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Ibn al-Athir was a contemporary and member of the retinue of Salah ad-Dinthe Kurdish Muslim general who captured Jerusalem from the Crusaders and Massively reduced European holdings in the Levant, leaving the Principality of Antioch and County of Tripoli much reduced and only a few cities on the coast al-kamil fi al-tarikh the Kingdom of Jerusalem. Subsections also include major political events, the appearance of groups such as the Franks or the Tatars Mongolsal-kamil fi al-tarikh and major battles like the Siege of Jerusalem He attributes the origin towhen the Franks first invaded Islamic lands in Andalusiaand connects the Crusades with the Crusaders conquered Sicily in