The chronicles and annalistic sources of the early Mamluk Circassian period

Massoud, Sami G., author
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  • Creator by Sami G. Massoud
  • Format Books
  • Publication Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007.
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  • Physical Details
    • 1 online resource (xii, 477 pages)
  • ISBNs 9789047419792, 9047419790, 9789004156265, 9004156267
  • OCLC ocn505105258


  • 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.


  • Includes bibliographical references (pages [437]-445) and indexes.


  • 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
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