The Armenian Kingdom and the Mamluks: War and Diplomacy During the Reigns of Hetʻum II (1289-1307)

Front Cover
BRILL, Jan 1, 2001 - History - 215 pages
3 Reviews
This volume gives an in-depth account of the relations between the Mamluk Sultanate of Egypt and Syria and the Armenian Kingdom, centred on Cilicia in southern Asia Minor, in the period after the collapse of the Crusader States. As well as diplomatic encounters, the work describes in detail, for example, the course of the Mamluk invasions of Cilicia, and the Armenian involvement with the Mongol invasions of Mamluk Syria. The work is substantially based on sources written in Arabic in the Mamluk Sultanate. Using them in conjuction with more 'pro-Armenian' sources, it demonstrates the value of these Arabic histories, which provide many new insights and details. Both in its subject, and in its use of sources, this work demonstrates an important new direction for scholars of the Middle East.
  

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Introduction
1
Armenians Mamluks Mongols and Franks
33
From the Rise of the Mamluks to the Truce
43
The Reigns of King Hetum II 1289 1307
65
Conclusions
185
Bibliography
199
Index
207
Copyright

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2001)

Angus Donal Stewart received his Ph.D. in Middle Eastern History at the University of St. Andrews in 1999.

Bibliographic information