Ṣalaḥ ad-Din Yusuf al-Ayyubid (Saladin)صلاح الدين يوسف الايوبي

Ṣalaḥ ad-Din Yusuf al-Ayyubid (Saladin)

Ayyubid Period (1187—1250)

Embroidery: Dowlat Abu Shaweesh [Ne’ane], Ramallah
Size: 59 x 83 cm

Salah ad Din Yusuf (Saladin) was a Kurd and the first Sultan of Egypt and Syria.  His forces defeated the Crusaders in 1187 CE at the Battle of Hittin, and went on to re-capture Jerusalem, which had been seized by the Crusaders from the Egyptians 88 years earlier.

Further viewing

Palestinian History Tapestry exhibition in Stroud from Feb 18—23rd Lansdown Hall & Gallery, Lansdown, Stroud GL5 1BB.

A unique opportunity to view selected pieces from the Palestinian History Tapestry in one of Stroud's premier galleries.

The exhibition will run from the evening of Monday 17th February to Sunday 23rd, opening from 11am—6pm.

Come and see this beautiful work, experience the Palestinian History Tapestry as never before.