Salah al din listening activity



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SALAH AL DIN LISTENING ACTIVITY.

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Saladin and Richard the ______________ are two names that tend to dominate the Crusades. Both have gone down in Medieval history as great military leaders though their impact was limited to the Third ____________.

Saladin was a great _________ leader. His real name was Salah al-Din Yusuf. He united and lead the Muslim world and in 1187, he recaptured Jerusalem for the Muslims after defeating the King of _____________ at the Battle of Hattin near the Lake of Galilee. When his soldiers entered the city of Jerusalem, they were not allowed to kill civilians, rob people or damage the city. The more successful Saladin was, the more he was seen by the Muslims as being their natural leader.

The Christians of western Europe were stunned by the success of Saladin. The_______, Gregory VIII, ordered another crusade immediately to regain the Holy City for the __________. This was the start of the Third Crusade. It was led by Richard I (Richard the Lionheart), __________ Frederick Barbarossa of Germany and King Philip II of France. These were possibly the three most important men in __________Europe - such was the importance of this crusade. It was to last from 1189 to 1192.

Frederick was drowned on his march across Europe. He was 70 years of age and his death shocked his _______ and only a small part of it continued to the Middle East.

The Siege of Acre  took place in 1291 and resulted in the loss of the Crusader-controlled city of Acre to the Muslims. It is considered one of the most important __________ of the time period. The capture of the city marked the end of further crusades to the Levant. When Acre fell, the Crusaders lost their last major stronghold of the Crusader _________ of Jerusalem. The Crusaders no longer controlled any of the _________ ___________

 By _________, other ideals had captured the interest and enthusiasm of the monarchs and nobility of Europe and even papal efforts to raise expeditions to retake the Holy Land met with little response.

The Latin Kingdom continued to exist, theoretically, on the __________ of Cyprus.


Saladin and Richard the _LIONHEART_ are two names that tend to dominate the Crusades. Both have gone down in Medieval history as great military leaders though their impact was limited to the Third _CRUSADE_.

Saladin was a great MUSLIM leader. His real name was Salah al-Din Yusuf. He united and lead the Muslim world and in 1187, he recaptured Jerusalem for the Muslims after defeating the King of JERUSALEM at the Battle of Hattin near the Lake of Galilee. When his soldiers entered the city of Jerusalem, they were not allowed to kill civilians, rob people or damage the city. The more successful Saladin was, the more he was seen by the Muslims as being their natural leader.

The Christians of western Europe were stunned by the success of Saladin. The POPE, Gregory VIII, ordered another crusade immediately to regain the Holy City for the CHRISTIANS. This was the start of the Third Crusade. It was led by Richard I (Richard the Lionheart), EMPEROR Frederick Barbarossa of Germany and King Philip II of France. These were possibly the three most important men in _WESTERN_Europe - such was the importance of this crusade. It was to last from 1189 to 1192.

Frederick was drowned on his march across Europe. He was 70 years of age and his death shocked his _ARMY_ and only a small part of it continued to the Middle East.

The Siege of Acre  took place in 1291 and resulted in the loss of the Crusader-controlled city of Acre to the Muslims. It is considered one of the most important _BATTLES_ of the time period. The capture of the city marked the end of further crusades to the Levant. When Acre fell, the Crusaders lost their last major stronghold of the Crusader _KINGDOM_ of Jerusalem. The Crusaders no longer controlled any of the _HOLY_ LAND

 By 1291, other ideals had captured the interest and enthusiasm of the monarchs and nobility of Europe and even papal efforts to raise expeditions to retake the Holy Land met with little response.

The Latin Kingdom continued to exist, theoretically, on the ISLAND of Cyprus.





1. LIONHEART

2. CRUSADE

3. MUSLIM

4. JERUSALEM

5. POPE

6. CHRISTIANS

7.EMPEROR

8. WESTERN

9. ARMY

10. BATTLES

11.KINGDOM

12. HOLY

13. LAND

14. 1291

15. ISLAND
















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11 y 12: 7



13: 8

14: 9


15: 10


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