Had much of the churchmanship of Godfrey and Baldwin I.; but he appears most decidedly as an incessant warrior, under whom the Latin domination in the East stretched, as Ibn al-Athir writes, in a long line from Mardin in the North to el-Arish on the Red Sea - a line only broken by the Mahommedan powers of Aleppo, Hamah, Horns and Damascus.
135) and in an Arabian story (Ibn Athir, viii.
The rebellion was sternly suppressed and the walls of the city destroyed (Ibn al-Athir, A.H.
3 Ibn al-Athir (d.
997) a History of Egypt; `Otbi wrote the History of Mahmud of Ghazna, at whose court he lived (printed on the margin of the Egyptian edition of Ibn al-Athir); Tha'labi (d.
De Sacy, 1810); Ibn al-Athir (d.
The Arab geographers who knew the Khazars best connect them either with the Georgians (Ibn Athir) or with the Armenians (Dimishqi, ed.
De Goeje, pp. 279 seq.) and the histories of Ibn el Athir and Tabary.
1141) in a battle which the historian Ibn al-Athir calls the greatest defeat that Islam had ever undergone in those regions.
This contains the work of Baha-ud-din (1145-1234), diplomatist, and secretary of Saladin, the general history of Ibn-Athir (1160-1233), the eulogist of the atabegs of Mosul but the unwilling admirer of Saladin, and parts of the general history of Abulfeda.
The titles of 105 of his works are mentioned in the Fihrist, and his Book of Days is the basis of parts of the history of Ibn al-Athir and of the Book of Songs (see Abulfaraj), but nothing of his (except a song) seems to exist now in an independent form.
- William of Tyre is the great primary authority for his reign; Cinnamus and Ibn-al-athir (see Bibliography to the article CRUSADES) give the Byzantine and Mahommedan point of view.
Father, gave in Irish athir; corresponding to Eng.
1202; 598 A.H.) and Athir AkhsikatI (d.