L'art mamelouk: splendeur et magie des sultans
Salah Ahmed el- Banasi
Museum With No Frontiers, 2001 - Art - 235 pages
This thematic travel guide explores the intellectual, scientific and cultural heritage seen in Mamluk architecture and decorative arts through eight suggested travel itineraries. Seven of these are one-day trips, one being two-days, around Cairo and the northern cities of Alexandria, Rosetta and Fuwa in Lower Egypt. Maps, plans and colour photographs feature prominently and the itineraries are preceded by three thematic essays providing the historical background.
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The Historical Background
The Splendour and Magic Medhat EIMenabbawi
The City of Cairo in the Mamluk
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