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#1 atm711

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Posted 26 September 2009 - 05:01 AM

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.

#2 kfw

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Posted 26 September 2009 - 01:04 PM

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

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Posted 26 September 2009 - 04:00 PM

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



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#4 Giannina

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Posted 26 September 2009 - 05:59 PM

It's on my Amazon wish list for Christmas.

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Posted 28 September 2009 - 09:28 AM

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.

#6 cubanmiamiboy

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Posted 28 September 2009 - 10:30 AM

Love proud parents...
Congrats to your son atm!!! :wub:

#7 PeggyR

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Posted 28 September 2009 - 06:43 PM

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:

#8 Helene

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Posted 28 September 2009 - 07:43 PM

Thank you so much for the heads up, atm711!

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Posted 28 September 2009 - 08:32 PM

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://medievalclubo...ovember-14.html

A little info on the author...
http://www.brooklyn.....jsp?faculty=70

...and the book.
http://www.randomhou...80385523707.jpg


:wink:

#10 dirac

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Posted 30 September 2009 - 02:07 PM

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


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