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The Saint and The Sultan by Paul Moses tells the story of a meeting between St. Francis of Assisi and Malik al-Kamil, the Sultan of Egypt and a nephew of Saladin, in 1219 during the Fifth Crusade. You can read more here:

www.saintandthesultan.com

(full disclosure): the author is my son. :flowers:

Amazon has it.

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The excerpt is fascinating, atm711. Thanks for letting us know about the book, and congratulations to the author's mother! :)

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The excerpt is fascinating, atm711. Thanks for letting us know about the book, and congratulations to the author's mother! :)

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The Saint and The Sultan by Paul Moses tells the story of a meeting between St. Francis of Assisi and Malik al-Kamil, the Sultan of Egypt and a nephew of Saladin, in 1219 during the Fifth Crusade. You can read more here:

www.saintandthesultan.com

(full disclosure): the author is my son. :wub:

Amazon has it.

The heads up is much appreciated, atm711. This sounds like a fascinating read.

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Not only do I live in a city named after him, but St. Francis was my animal-loving family's favorite saint. Book's on preorder and can't wait to read it. Thanks for the heads up. :wink:

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From "The Medieval Club of New York" website:

Upcoming Event: Paul Moses, November 14

"Uncovering the Story of Saint Francis and the Sultan"

Paul Moses

Brooklyn College, The City University of New York

Friday, November 14, 2008, 7:30 PM

CUNY Graduate Center (365 Fifth Ave. @ 34th St.)

Room 4406.

Reception, with wine and cheese, follows.

http://medievalclubofnewyork.blogspot.com/...ovember-14.html

A little info on the author...

http://www.brooklyn.cuny.edu/pub/Faculty_D....jsp?faculty=70

...and the book.

http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/winfit....80385523707.jpg

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Thank you for those links, cubanmiamiboy. I hope someone at BT can attend and tell us about it.

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