The Abbasid Caliphate of Cairo, 1261-1517 : out of the shadows (Map, 2021) [WorldCat.org]
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The Abbasid Caliphate of Cairo, 1261-1517 : out of the shadows

Author: Mustafa Banister
Publisher: Edinburgh Edinburgh University Press [2021] © 2021
Series: Edinburgh studies in classical Islamic history and culture
Edition/Format:   Map : English
Summary:
The Caliphate has persevered as an important institution in Middle Eastern society through to the present day. During the span of Mamluk rule in Egypt and Syria (1261-1517), the sultans invested 17 men as Abbasid caliphs. This book uncovers their public and private lives and examines how they were viewed by various sectors of society.
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Document Type: Map
All Authors / Contributors: Mustafa Banister
ISBN: 9781474453363 1474453368
OCLC Number: 1256435328
Description: ix, 494 Seiten : 6 Illustrationen, 4 Karten ; 24 cm
Contents: The origins and establishment of the Abbasid Caliphs in Cairo, 659-701/1261-1302 --
The Qalawunids and the Caliphate, 701-63/1302-63 --
Flirtations with power and political intrigue, 763-815/1362-1412 --
Containing and maintaining the Caliphate, 815-903/1412-97 --
The last Abbasids of Cairo, 903-22/1497-1517 --
Normative perspectives on the Caliphate of Cairo : jurisprudential, advice and coutly literature --
The Cairo Caliphate in medieval Arabic historiographical literature --
Caliphal investiture documents and the ideality of a Cairo Caliphate --
Beyond the throne of the Caliphate : analysing Caliphal documents --
Re-constructing a nuanced Caliphate.
Series Title: Edinburgh studies in classical Islamic history and culture
Responsibility: Mustafa Banister.

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Mustafa Banister presents a thorough investigation of a forgotten dynasty: the Cairene descendants of the Abbasid family. He uncovers the public and private lives of the 18 men invested as caliphs  Read more...

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