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The second coming of Saladin

The best lack all convictionWhile the worst are full of passionate intensity.– W B Yeats, The Second Coming DAMASCUS – The discreet green-and-white tomb of the greatest warrior of Islam, Saladin – by the splendid Ummayad Mosque in the former seat of the caliphate – may be the ideal place to meditate on if, where and […]