Egypt and Syria in the Early Mamluk Period: An Extract from Ibn Faḍl Allāh Al-‘Umarī's Masālik Al-Abṣār Fī Mamālik Al-Amṣār, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Egypt and Syria in the Early Mamluk Period

An Extract from Ibn Faḍl Allāh Al-‘Umarī's Masālik Al-Abṣār Fī Mamālik Al-Amṣār, 1st Edition

By D.S. Richards

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Providing a modern English translation of a key selection of Ibn Fadl Allah al-`Umarī’s Masālik al-absār, this book offers a rich description of Egypt and Syria under the Mamluks in the first half of the fourteenth-century A.D. It provides a fascinating snapshot of the physical and administrative geography of this crucial region as well as insights into its society and the organization and functioning of the Mamluk state.

Table of Contents

Introduction

The Translation

About the Author

D.S. Richards is an Emeritus Fellow of St Cross College, University of Oxford.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS000000
HISTORY / General
HIS009000
HISTORY / Middle East / Egypt (see also Ancient / Egypt)