Donald Richards

donald richards

MA Oxf


Donald S Richards


Emeritus Fellow



Fellow 1967-2000; University Lecturer in Arabic 1960- 2000; Former Dean of Degrees

Research Interests:

  • The history and historiography of the Ayyubid and Mamluk periods


  • The Rare and Excellent History of Saladin, translation of Ibn Shaddad, Ashgate, 2001
  • The Chronicle of Ibn al-Athir for the Crusading Period, parts 1 and 2, Ashgate, 2006-7