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By Salah El-Behnasi,Enaam Selim,Abdulla Abdel Amir El-Attar,Ali Gaballa Gaballa,Mohamed Hossam El-Din,Mohamed Abd El-Aziz,Atef Abdel Hamid Ghoneim,Medhat El-Manabbawi,Ali Ateya,Ali Torky,Gamal Gad El-Rab,Mohammed Rushdy,Sergio Viguera,Sharif Sonbol,Sarah (tr

From slaves to sultans, the historical past of the Mamluks is one among a prodigious upward thrust to energy, an epic precious of a spot along the main intriguing of event novels. Palace uprisings, bloody intrigues, murders, but in addition a visionary enterprise, an iron self-discipline, heroic campaigns, a fierce determination, a prepared experience of politics and international relations along advertisement enlargement. Little recognized until eventually rather lately, the Mamluk period is most likely the main enigmatic interval of Muslim Egypt, which ended in Islamic supremacy within the Mediterranean at degrees of splendour and status by no means ahead of realised and not equalled seeing that. The Mamluk sultans used structure as a power-legitimising weapon: an indication of power and balance. employing all to be had resources this Exhibition path presents the true spine for the knowledge of today’s Cairo and the basic function of the Nile within the id of Egypt: a stimulating imaginative and prescient, in print for the 1st time, spanning 3 conquering, festive, scholarly and artistic centuries the place the animation of grand ceremonies, organised at the get together of the enthronement of a brand new sultan or at first of
Ramadan, is witnessed. One is, as a result, intrigued and interested yet now not shocked through the
monumental personality of the numerous spiritual or civic structures – palaces, mosques, madrasas,
mausoleums, hospitals, significant multifunctional centres, artworks – with which the Mamluk
sultans decorated their successive capitals and especially town of Cairo.

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Mamluk Art: The Splendour and Magic of the Sultans: 1 (Islamic Art in the Mediterranean) by Salah El-Behnasi,Enaam Selim,Abdulla Abdel Amir El-Attar,Ali Gaballa Gaballa,Mohamed Hossam El-Din,Mohamed Abd El-Aziz,Atef Abdel Hamid Ghoneim,Medhat El-Manabbawi,Ali Ateya,Ali Torky,Gamal Gad El-Rab,Mohammed Rushdy,Sergio Viguera,Sharif Sonbol,Sarah (tr


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