Mamluk Sultanate (Cairo)
The Mamluk Sultanate (Turkish: Memlük Sultanlığı, Arabic: سلطنة المماليك‎ Sulṭanat al-Mamālīk) was a medieval realm spanning Egypt, the Levant, and Hejaz. It lasted from the overthrow of...
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Ayyubid dynasty
The Ayyubid dynasty (Kurdish: دووگەلی ئەییووبی Dûgela Eyûbîyan; Arabic: الأيوبيون‎ al-Ayyūbīyūn; Turkish: Eyyûbîler) was a Muslim dynasty of Kurdish origin, founded by Salad...
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Bahri dynasty
The Bahri dynasty or Bahriyya Mamluks (Turkish: Bahri Hanedanı, al-Mamalik al-Bahariyya - المماليك البحرية) was a Mamluk dynasty of mostly Cuman-Kipchak Turkic origin that ruled the Egyptian Mamluk Su...
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Mongol invasions of Syria
Starting in the 1240s, the Mongols made repeated invasions of Syria or attempts thereof. Most failed, but they did have some success in 1260 and 1300, capturing Aleppo and Damascus and destroying the ...
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Burji dynasty
The Burji dynasty (Arabic: المماليك البرجية‎) was a Circassian Mamluk dynasty which ruled Egypt from 1382 until 1517, during the Mamluk Sultanate. It proved especially turbulent, with short-...
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Ottoman-Mamluk War (1516-1517)
The Ottoman–Mamluk War of 1516–1517 was the second major conflict between the Egypt-based Mamluk Sultanate and the Ottoman Empire, which led to the fall of the Mamluk Sultanate and the incorporation o...
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History of Ottoman Egypt
Egypt was conquered by the Ottoman Empire in 1517, following the Ottoman–Mamluk War (1516–1517) and the absorption of Syria into the Empire in 1516. Egypt was administered as an eyalet of ...
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Mamluk architecture
Mamluk architecture was a flowering of Islamic art during the reign of the Mamluks (1250–1517 AD) which is most visible in medieval Cairo. Religious zeal made them generous patrons of architecture and...
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Al-Mustamsik
Al-Mustamsik (Arabic: المستمسك بالله‎) was an Abbasid caliph based in Cairo, Egypt under the tutelage of the Mamluk sultans. He served as caliph twice (1497–1508; 1516–1517).
Battle of Diu (1509)
The Battle of Diu sometimes referred as the Second Battle of Chaul was a naval battle fought on 3 February 1509 in the Arabian Sea, near the port of Diu, India, between the Portuguese Empire and a ...
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Tuman bay I
Al-Adil Sayf ad-Din Tuman bay (السلطان الملك العادل أبو النصر طومان باى الأشرفى قايتباى) was the twenty fifth Mamluk Sultan of Egypt from the Burji dynasty. He ruled for about one hundred days in 15...
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Battle of Elbistan
In April 15, 1277, the Mamluk Sultan Baibars marched from Syria into the Mongol-dominated Seljuk Sultanate of Rûm and attacked the Mongol occupation force in the Battle of Elbistan (Abulustayn). Upon ...
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Ottoman–Mamluk War (1516–17)
The Ottoman–Mamluk War of 1516–1517 was the second major conflict between the Egypt-based Mamluk Sultanate and the Ottoman Empire, which led to the fall of the Mamluk Sultanate and the incorporation o...
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Battle of Fariskur
The Battle of Fariskur was the last major battle of the Seventh Crusade. The battle was fought on April 6, 1250, between the Crusaders led by King Louis IX of France (later Saint Louis) and Egyptian f...
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Wafidiyya
Wafidiyya' was the term given to Turks and Mongols who exchanged military service to the Mamluk dynasty of Egypt in return for asylum.
After the Mongol invasion, of the mid east, a good number of ...
First Battle of Homs
36°42′52″E / 34.723185°N 36.714462°E / 34.723185; 36.714462The first Battle of Homs was fought on December 10, 1260, between the Ilkhanates of Persia and the forces of Egypt, ...
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French Campaign in Egypt and Syria
The French Campaign in Egypt and Syria (1798–1801) was Napoleon Bonaparte's campaign in the Orient, ostensibly to protect French trade interests, undermine Britain's access to India, and to establish ...
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Gold Market
The Gold Market (Arabic: سوق الذهب‎ Souk ad-Dahab; also known as the Qissariya Market, Arabic: سوق القيسارية‎ Souk al-Qissariya) is a narrow covered passageway located in the old q...
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Al-Mustanjid (Cairo)
Al-Mustanjid (Arabic: المستنجد بالله‎) was an Abbasid caliph of Cairo, Egypt, for the Mamluk sultans between 1455 and 1479.
Khedivate of Egypt
The Khedivate of Egypt (Arabic: خديوية مصر‎, [xedeˈwejjet ˈmɑsˤɾ]; Ottoman Turkish: خدیویت مصر Hıdiviyet-i Mısır) was an autonomous tributary state of the Ottoman Empire, establ...
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Al-Mustakfi I of Cairo
Al-Mustakfi I (Arabic: المستكفي بالله‎) was an Abbasid Caliph of Cairo, Egypt for the Mamluk Sultans between 1302 and 1340.
Al-Musta'in (Cairo)
Al-Musta'in Billah (Arabic: المستعين بالله‎) (c. 1390 – February or March 1430) was the tenth Abbasid "shadow" caliph of Cairo, reigning under the tutelage of the Mamluk sultans from 1406 to...
Bahsita Mosque
Bahsita Mosque (Arabic: جامع بحسيتا‎), also known as Sita Mosque, is one of the historical mosques in Aleppo, Syria, dating back to the Mamluk period. It is located in al-Aqaba district of t...
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Ahmad al-Qalqashandi
Shihab al-Din abu 'l-Abbas Ahmad ben Ali ben Ahmad Abd Allah al-Qalqashandi (1355 or 1356 – 1418) was a medieval Egyptian writer and mathematician.Born in a village in the Nile Delta, al-Qalqash...