WOTW - BONUS EP 3 - PART 3 - Komnenian Restoration and the Rise of Saladin


Manage episode 296538133 series 1504188
By Nitin Sil. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

The First Crusade was a spectacular success for the Christian armies. During this time the Byzantine Empire entered a golden age known as the Komnenian Restoration. However, with the fall of Edessa in 1144, the Islamic world begins to coalesce. Zengi and his son Nur ad Din create a powerful state. But despite their successes, they would be overshadowed by and even more powerful sultan - Saladin.

Contribute on Patreon:


Leave some feedback:


Follow along on Facebook:


Engage on Twitter:


Flash Point History YouTube Channel:


29 episodes