Did Saladin fight in the crusades?
yes,he fought in third crusade
saladin was a leader of the Muslims in the crusades in the fight for Jerusalem he won against Richard the lionheart. Saladin [Salahuddin Ayyubi] was the leader [Sultan] of Egypt and Syria that led the Islamic forces against the third crusade of the Europeans in the Holy Land. He was of Kurdish origin and his family members [Ayyubid] at their peak ruled over Iraq, Hejaz, Yemen, Syria and Egypt.
Saladin felt quite neutrally about the oposing side during the Crusades. Some people found it odd, but Saladin would send baskets of fruit and water over to Richard the Lion-Heart during their war. Saladin even gave King Richard some ice when he had a migrane from the intense heat of the Holy Land. Saladin wasn't as reckless and violent as King Richard the Lion-Heart, he was very peacful and as seen in the end of…
people wanted to fight in the crusades for many different reasons, such as: EVERYBODY WAS EAGER TO FIGHT IN THE CRUSADES BECAUSE THEY GET GRANTED INTO HEAVEN IF THEY DIE IN THE CRUSADES Knights fought in the crusades because of their love for war also for their lady.Fighting in this war meant honour and pride as well as the reasons above.