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Splendous Of An Islamic World
Splendous Of An Islamic World
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Author : Henri And Anne Stierlin
Publisher : Tauris Parke
ISBN# : 1-86064-219-5
Pages : 219
Price :INR 5225
Offer Price:INR 4650
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Book Description
Before the dawn of medieval Europe`s Renaissance, the city of Cairo under the Mamluks had become the centre of a powerful empire. The reign of the Mamluk Sultans (1250-1517), descendants of Turkic and Circassian slaves captured by the Ottomans, marked a breath-taking flowering of Islamic art and architecture. Described by the great Arab historian Iban Khadun as `the centre of the universe and the garden of the world`, Mamluk Cairo fascinated travellers from East and West alike - whether Christian Jewish or Muslim.
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