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Author Massoud, Sami G.

Title The chronicles and annalistic sources of the early Mamluk Circassian period / by Sami G. Massoud
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 477 pages)
Series Islamic history and civilization, 0929-2403 ; v. 67
Islamic history and civilization ; v. 67
Contents The revolt against Al-Ashraf Shaʻbān and its aftermath : the annal of the year 778/1376-7 -- The Minṭāshi rebellion and the military and political crises in Syria : the annal of the year 793/1390-1 -- Unfinished business in Syria and the rebellions of Jakam and Nawrūz Al-Ḥafiẓī in Egypt : the annal of the year 804/1401-2
Summary Examines the genealogy of the historiography of the Early Mamluk Circassian period and provides an assessment of the sources for the reign of al-Z'hir Barq'q (784-91, 792-801/1382-9, 1390-9). This work identifies the nature of the interdependence amongst authors, and sheds light on the craft of historical writing
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 437-445) and indexes
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Subject Mamelukes -- Historiography.
Mamelukes -- History -- Sources.
Egypt -- History -- 1250-1517 -- Sources.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2006053068
ISBN 9047419790 (electronic bk.)
9789047419792 (electronic bk.)