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The Timeline of the Egyptian Civilization


The Timeline of the Egyptian Civilization

30-05-2016 : 30-05-2016
12:30PM : 2:00PM
CULTNAT Auditorium

Description: Series of Lectures: The Timeline of the Egyptian Civilization
The Fourteenth Lecture: The Mamluki Period
Presented by: Engineer\ Balsam Saad & Engineer\ Doaa Hatem – Islamic Heritage
The Mamluki Period is considered the most important Islamic dynasties in Egypt. The Mamluks were a race of warrior soldiers originating from the Eurasian Steppe. They were bought from markets as youngsters. They received their military trainings and war techniques in closed camps. They were prepared to leadership, administration and developing military operation plan. Consequently, the Mamluk were patrons of military and administrative affairs. The Mamluk sultanate rule began after they seized power from Al Saleh Nagm Al Din Ayoub who made them princes of his state and in 1240 he built them a castle to use as their home in Al Rouda Island. Their rule lasted from 1250 AD to 1517 AD in Egypt and Syria. The Mamluk sultanate is divided into sub-periods:
The first one: “the Baḥrī Mamluki sultanate”
The Second one: the " Burjī Mamluki sultanate \ al-Jarākisa
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