Cairo of the Mamluks: A History of Architecture and its Culture E–pub/Kindle

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REVIEW Å Cairo of the Mamluks: A History of Architecture and its Culture Mamluk architecture spans three centuries and examines the monuments of the Mamluks in their social political and urban context during the period of their rule 1250 – 1517 The book displays the multiple facets of Mamluk patronage and also provides a succinct discussion of the sixty key monuments built in Cairo by the Mamluk sultans  The uniue strength of Doris Abouseif’s work lies in its scholarly yet engaging presentation of original material dili.

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REVIEW Å Cairo of the Mamluks: A History of Architecture and its Culture                 The Arab philosopher Ibn Khaldun described Cairo under the Mamluks as a city beyond imagination The Mamluk sultans originated as a slave based caste rose to rule in the mid 13th century Accordingly they designed their capital to be the heart of the Muslim world It became the focus of their enormous patronage of art and architecture the stage for their ceremonial rituals and a memorial to their achievements  This history of.

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REVIEW Å Cairo of the Mamluks: A History of Architecture and its Culture Gently researched in the waf Islamic endowments archives including architectural plans and personal records A richly illustrated volume with colour photographs plans and isometric drawings it will be an essential reference work for scholars and students of the art and architecture of the Islamic world as well as art historians and historians of late medieval Islamic history  Cairo of the Mamluks received a Commendation from the 2008 BRISMES book awards.

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  • Hardcover
  • 400
  • Cairo of the Mamluks: A History of Architecture and its Culture
  • Doris Behrens-Abouseif
  • English
  • 15 September 2019
  • 9781845115494