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Language: de
Pages: 446
Authors: Stephan Conermann
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: V&R unipress GmbH

Wer sich mit der gut 250 Jahre andauernden Mamlukenzeit in Ägypten und Syrien (1250-1517) zu beschäftigen beginnt, kann recht schnell zumindest ein Charakteristikum dieser Zeit benennen: die ganz ungewöhnliche Polarisierung der Gesellschaft. Eine vornehmlich arabische Bevölkerung wurde beherrscht von einer durchweg turkstämmigen Elite freigelassener Militärsklaven, die sich durch ein sich
Chronicles of Qalāwūn and his son al-Ashraf Khalīl
Language: en
Pages: 436
Authors: Translated by David Cook
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-03-19 - Publisher: Routledge

This volume provides translations of texts on the Mamluk Sultan Qalāwūn (1279-90) and his son al-Malik al-Ashraf (1290-93), which cover the end of the Crusader interlude in the Syrian Levant. Translated from the original Arabic, these chronicles detail the Mamluk perception of the Crusaders, the Mongol menace, how this menace
Language: en
Authors: Translated by David Cook
Categories: Education
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Books about Dynasties
Abraham's Luggage
Language: en
Pages: 308
Authors: Elizabeth Lambourn
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-18 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

A single, unique document - a list of one merchant's baggage - is the starting point used to bring to life the twelfth-century Indian Ocean. Drawing connections between material culture, foodstuffs and the construction of identity, Lambourn examines notions of home and mobility at a key moment in world history.
Food and Foodways of Medieval Cairenes
Language: en
Pages: 648
Authors: Paulina Lewicka
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-08-25 - Publisher: BRILL

As a corpus-based study which aims at profiling the food culture of medieval Cairo, the book is an attempt to reconstruct the menu of Cairenes as well as their various daily practices, customs and habits related to food and eating.