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Kurdish language
Kurdish is a dialect continuum spoken by the Kurds in western Asia. It is part of the Iranian branch of the Indo-Iranian group of Indo-European languages....

: سه‌لاحه‌دین ئه‌یوبی, Selah'edînê Eyubî) (c.

1176    The Hashshashin (Assassins) attempt to murder Saladin near Aleppo.

1177    Baldwin IV of Jerusalem and Raynald of Chatillon defeat Saladin at the Battle of Montgisard.

1187    Saladin begins the Siege of Jerusalem.

1187    Siege of Jerusalem: Saladin captures Jerusalem after 88 years of Crusader rule.

1191    Third Crusade: Saladin's garrison surrenders to Conrad of Montferrat, ending the two-year siege of Acre.

1192    Richard the Lion-Heart is captured and imprisoned by Leopold V of Austria on his way home to England after signing a treaty with Saladin ending the Third crusade.