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    The Mamluk sultanate was established in Cairo in 1250 with the defeat of the Ayyubid dynasty and solidifying control of Egypt and Syria. The Mamluks were Turkic slave soldiers and had existed as regimental groups throughout the Ayyubid dynastic area, and were purchased as servants to the state and the overthrow of the Ayyubids by the Mamluks marks the supremacy of the the military slave state in the Islamic world. Mamluk society and rule was largely non-hereditary and presumably implemented to reduce

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    Shagrat Al-Durr

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    wrong. In the 13th century, it was believed that women weren’t capable of handling big responsibilities and weren’t given positions as important officials. Shagrat Al-Durr on the other hand, became the Sultana of Egypt and the first leader of the Mamluk Dynasty in Egypt, despite being a woman. During this time period, slaves like Shagrat Al-Dur were frequently sold and purchased. She was gifted to the Sultan of Egypt, Al-Malik Al-Sālih Ayub, who Shagrat Al-Durr soon married. He passed away while

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    The Chronicle of the French Occupation, 1798 – Napoleon in Egypt, was written by the Egyptian born scholar and jurist, Abd al-Rahman al-Jabarti (c. 1753-c.1825) between 1798 and 1801, framing the French occupation of Egypt. Both the Middle East and Europe, during the late 17th century were in a state of redefinition. Although the chronicle had covered only the brief period during first seven months of 36, it serves as a crucial accounting. Clearly illustrated is a paradigmatic shift between a modern

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    The emergence of the Safavid movement founded by Shaykh Safi al-Din in the fifteenth century marks a resurgence of Islam as a tool of governance in the face of oppressive military slave states such as the Ottoman empire. In time, however, the Safavids dominated the territory of Iran and the emergence of a new dynastic power in the region. In order to reduce factionalism and increase the power of the central administration Shah Isma'il and his most prominent successor Abbas I implemented religious

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    Mosque Lamp of Egypt

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    rugs or lamps were a significant aspect in mosque architecture during the 14th century and later, the “Mosque Lamp” made in Egypt is specific to the Mamluk period of the mid 14th century. Though there were other mosque lamps made continuing through the Ottoman period starting after the second half of this century, this “Mosque Lamp” made in the Mamluk period reflects so in three main distinguishing factors. For one, it reflects its context because it was made of enameled glass characteristic of production

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    limited in its meaning by the lack of original external features, the shift towards external ornamentation and other expression allowed for greater symbolic meaning of minarets in later periods, as demonstrated by the Complex of Sultan Qalawun of the Mamluk period. The rise of the power symbolism is even more visible by the time of construction of the Sultan Sulayaman Pasha Complex, for which the minaret serves as an indisputable reference to the Egypt’s foreign rulers. As evidenced by the debate over

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    Selim I

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    Selim I had a great impact on the Ottoman Empire. He continued the conquest of his forefathers and conquered many areas, such as the Hejaz, Egypt, and Syria. He opened up new trade networks, and was born into a civil war. He personally dethroned his father Bayezid II. Selim’s rule was mostly conquest. He addressed the rivalry between Sunni and Shi’a Muslims. Selim led an eventful life and was a great Sultan of the Ottomans. Selim I was born on October 10, between 1465-70. He was born in Amasya, Turkey

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    Muhammad Ali of Egypt

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    seize power in France. Later on, Muhammad Ali would bring in Frenchmen to be educated in Egyptian education establishments in the belief that it would further stimulate the modernization process. It is important to note the presence of the Mamluks in Egypt. The Mamluks were people descended from slaves that seized control ... ... middle of paper ... ...nomy and made Egypt even more valuable but it had also gathered resentment from the people. Finally, the military coup d’état lead by Gamal Abdel Nasser

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    Bayezid I

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    Muslim territory (a practice adopted by the Ottomans). European nationals were freed from having to bey Ottoman laws or pay taxes. This attracted European traders, and spared the ottomans from having to settle their disputes. System adopted from the Mamluks. Constantinople former capital of the Byzantine Empire and of the Ottoman Empire , since 1930 officially called Istanbul (for location and description, see Istanbul ). It was founded (AD 330) at ancient Byzantium as the new capital of the Roman

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    have been released on each Ewan School name and had attached a separate wing opens onto the open courtyards of the mosque to set up a student[ ], and is characterized by the mosque courtyard floor marble precision workmanship and made a hallmark of Mamluk art, most of the decorations are concentrated in the main Iwan, which was held in the face of direction, either the mausoleum site is unusual where to put behind a wall opposite direction to Mecca this is a square-shaped room is topped with a huge

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