Cairo of the Mamluks: a history of the architecture and its culture
"Cairo of the Mamluks was 'a city beyond imagination', wrote the Arab philosopher Ibn Khaldun. The Mamluk sultans entered history as military slaves recruited by the last Ayyubid sultan of Egypt, and took advantage of the mid-thirteenth century power vacuum to establish themselves as...
|Main Author:||Behrens-Abouseif, Doris.|
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