Mardi ibn Ali al-Tarsusi
Who is Mardi ibn Ali al-Tarsusi?
Mardi ibn Ali al-Tarsusi was a 12th-century Ayyubid writer and expert on military matters. He wrote a number of treatises, including a military manual for Saladin in 1187. His writings have proved an invaluable resource for medieval and military historians.
The well known treatise was entitled Tabsirat arbab al-albab fi kayfiyat al-najah fi al-hurub min al-anwa' wa-nashr a'lam al-a'lam fi al-'udad wa-al-alat al-mu'inah 'ala liqa' al-a'da', or "Information for the intelligent on how to escape injury in combat; and the unfurling of the banners of instruction on equipment and engines which assist in encounters with enemies."
We need you!
Help us build the largest biographies collection on the web!
Use the citation below to add to a bibliography:
"Mardi ibn Ali al-Tarsusi." Biographies.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 30 Nov. 2021. <https://www.biographies.net/people/en/mardi_bin_ali_al_tarsusi>.