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Mamluk
MAMLUK (Arabic : مملوك _mamlūk_ (singular), مماليك _mamālīk_ (plural), meaning "property", also transliterated as _mamlouk_, _mamluq_, _mamluke_, _mameluk_, _mameluke_, _mamaluke_ or _marmeluke_) is an Arabic designation for slaves. The term is most commonly used to refer to Muslim slave soldiers and Muslim rulers of slave origin
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Arabic Language
THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS ARABIC TEXT . Without proper rendering support , you may see question marks, boxes, or other symbols .ARABIC ( Arabic
Arabic
: العَرَبِيَّة‎‎, _al-ʻarabiyyah_ (_ listen ) or Arabic
Arabic
: عَرَبِيّ‎‎ ʻarabī_ (_ listen ) or ) is a Central Semitic language complex that first emerged in Iron Age northwestern Arabia and is now the lingua franca _ of the Arab world . It is named after the Arabs
Arabs
, a term initially used to describe peoples living from Mesopotamia
Mesopotamia
in the east to the Anti- Lebanon
Lebanon
mountains in the west, in northwestern Arabia, and in the Sinai peninsula. The modern written language ( Modern Standard Arabic ) is derived from Classical Arabic . It is widely taught in schools and universities, and is used to varying degrees in workplaces, government, and the media
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Arabic Transliteration
ROMANIZATION OF ARABIC refers to the various methods and approaches that are used to formally represent varieties of Arabic, both written and spoken , in the Latin script
Latin script
. Romanized Arabic
Arabic
is used for a number of different purposes, among them transcription of names and titles, cataloging Arabic language
Arabic language
works, language education when used in lieu of or alongside the Arabic
Arabic
script, and representation of the language in scientific publications by linguists . These formal systems, which often make use of diacritics and non-standard Latin characters and are used in academic settings or for the benefit of non-speakers, contrast with informal means of written communication used by speakers such as the Latin-based Arabic chat alphabet
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Egypt
Coordinates : 26°N 30°E / 26°N 30°E / 26; 30 Arab Republic of Egypt جمهورية مصر العربية * ARABIC : Jumhūrīyat Miṣr al-ʿArabīyah EGYPTIAN : Gomhoreyet Maṣr El ʿArabeya _ Flag Coat of arms ANTHEM: Bilady, Bilady, Bilady _ _My country, my country, my country_ Capital and largest city Cairo 30°2′N 31°13′E / 30.033°N 31.217°E / 30.033; 31.217 OFFICIAL LANGUAGES Arabic NATIONAL LANGUAGE Egyptian Arabic RELIGION * 90% Muslim * 9% Orthodox Christian * 1% Other Christian DEMONYM Egyptian GOVERNMENT Unitary semi-presidential republic • PRESIDENT Abdel Fattah el-Sisi • PRIME MINISTER Sherif Ismail LEGISLATURE House of Representatives ESTABLISHMENT • Unification of Upper and Lower Egypt c
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Mameluke Sword
A MAMELUKE SWORD /ˈmæməluːk/ is a cross-hilted , curved, scimitar -like sword historically derived from sabres used by Mamluk warriors of Mamluk Egypt from whom the sword derives its name. It is related to the swords of the Seljuq empire . The curved scimitar blades were Central Asian Turkic in origin from where the style migrated to India, Egypt and North Africa and the Turkish kilij . It was adopted in the 19th century by several Western militaries , including the French Army
French Army
, British Army and the United States Marine Corps . Although some genuine Ottoman sabres were used by Westerners, most "mameluke sabres" were manufactured in Europe or America; their hilts were very similar in form to the Ottoman prototype, but their blades tended to be longer, narrower and less curved than those of the true kilij, while being wider and also less curved than the Persian shamshir
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Ottoman Empire
The OTTOMAN EMPIRE (/ˈɒtəmən/ ; Ottoman Turkish : دولت عليه عثمانیه‎, _Devlet-i ʿAlīye-i ʿOsmānīye_; Modern Turkish : _Osmanlı İmparatorluğu_ or _Osmanlı Devleti_), also known as the TURKISH EMPIRE, or OTTOMAN TURKEY, was an empire founded at the end of the thirteenth century in northwestern Anatolia in the vicinity of Bilecik and Söğüt by the Oghuz Turkish tribal leader Osman . After 1354, the Ottomans crossed into Europe , and with the conquest of the Balkans , the Ottoman Beylik was transformed into a transcontinental empire. The Ottomans ended the Byzantine Empire (known to the Ottomans as the _Roman_ Empire) with the 1453 conquest of Constantinople by Mehmed the Conqueror
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Heavy Cavalry
HEAVY CAVALRY is a class of cavalry whose primary role was to engage in direct combat with enemy forces, and are heavily armed and armoured compared to light cavalry . Although their equipment differed greatly depending on the region and historical period, they were generally mounted on large powerful horses, and were often equipped with some form of scale , plated , chainmail or lamellar armour as well as either swords , maces , lances , or battle axes
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Ghaznavids
IN ANATOLIA Artuqid dynasty Saltuqid dynasty IN AZERBAIJAN Ahmadili dynasty Ildenizid dynasty IN EGYPT Tulunid dynasty Ikhshidid dynasty
Ikhshidid dynasty
IN FARS Salghurid dynasty IN THE LEVANT Burid dynasty
Burid dynasty
Zengid dynasty IN YEMEN Rasulid dynasty This box: * view * talk * edit The GHAZNAVID dynasty (Persian : غزنویان‎‎ _ġaznaviyān_) was a Persianate Muslim
Muslim
dynasty of Turkic _mamluk _ origin at their greatest extent ruling large parts of Iran
Iran
, Afghanistan
Afghanistan
, much of Transoxiana , and northwest Indian subcontinent from 977–1186
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Greater Khorasan
KHORASAN ( Middle Persian : _ , Persian : خراسان‎‎ Xorāsān/Xorâsân_ listen (help ·info )) is a historical region lying in the northeast of Persia . However, in pre-Islamic and early Islamic times , the term "Khurassan" frequently had a much wider denotation, covering also parts of Central Asia and Afghanistan ; early Islamic usage often regarded everywhere east of western Persia , so-called Jibal or what was subsequently termed 'Irak \'Adjami , as being included in a vast and ill-defined region of Khurasan, which might even extend to the Indus Valley and Sind
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Khwarazmian Dynasty
The KHWARAZMIAN dynasty (IPA: ; also known as the KHWAREZMID dynasty, the ANUSHTEGIN DYNASTY, the dynasty of KHWARAZM SHAHS, and other spelling variants; from (Persian : خوارزمشاهیان‎, translit. Khwārazmshāhiyān‎ "Kings of Khwarezmia ") was a Persianate Sunni Muslim
Sunni Muslim
dynasty of Turkic mamluk origin. The dynasty ruled large parts of Central Asia
Central Asia
and Iran
Iran
during the High Middle Ages , in the approximate period of 1077 to 1231, first as vassals of the Seljuqs
Seljuqs
and Qara-Khitan , and later as independent rulers, up until the Mongol invasion of Khwarezmia in the 13th century. The dynasty was founded by commander Anush Tigin Gharchai , a former Turkish slave of the Seljuq sultans, who was appointed as governor of Khwarezm
Khwarezm

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Transoxiana
TRANSOXIANA (also spelled TRANSOXANIA), known in Arabic sources as Mā WARāʼ AL-NAHR (Arabic : ما وراء النهر‎‎ Arabic pronunciation: – 'what beyond the river') and in Persian as Farārūd (Persian : فرارود‎‎, Persian pronunciation: —'beyond the river'), is the ancient name used for the portion of Central Asia corresponding approximately with modern-day Uzbekistan , Tajikistan , southern Kyrgyzstan , and southwest Kazakhstan . Geographically, it is the region between the Amu Darya (Ancient Greek : Ώξος _Ốxos_) and Syr Darya rivers. The area had been known to the Romans as TRANSOXANIA (Land beyond the Oxus ), to the Arabs as MAWARANNAHR (Land Beyond the River), and to the Iranians as TURAN , a term used in the Persian national epic Shahnameh
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Mamluk Dynasty (Delhi)
IN ANATOLIA Artuqid dynasty Saltuqid dynasty IN AZERBAIJAN Ahmadili dynasty Ildenizid dynasty IN EGYPT Tulunid dynasty Ikhshidid dynasty
Ikhshidid dynasty
IN FARS Salghurid dynasty IN THE LEVANT Burid dynasty Zengid dynasty
Zengid dynasty
IN YEMEN Rasulid dynasty This box: * view * talk * edit The MAMLUK DYNASTY (sometimes referred as SLAVE DYNASTY or GHULAM DYNASTY) (Persian : سلطنت مملوک‎‎), (Urdu : غلام خاندان‎) was directed into Northern India
India
by Qutb ud-Din Aibak , a Turkic Mamluk
Mamluk
slave general from Central Asia
Central Asia
. The Mamluk
Mamluk
Dynasty ruled from 1206 to 1290; it was the first of five unrelated dynasties to rule as the Delhi
Delhi
Sultanate
Sultanate
till 1526
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Mamluk Sultanate (Cairo)
IN ANATOLIA Artuqid dynasty Saltuqid dynasty IN AZERBAIJAN Ahmadili dynasty Ildenizid dynasty IN EGYPT Tulunid dynasty Ikhshidid dynasty
Ikhshidid dynasty
IN FARS Salghurid dynasty IN THE LEVANT Burid dynasty
Burid dynasty
Zengid dynasty
Zengid dynasty
IN YEMEN Rasulid dynasty
Rasulid dynasty
This box: * view * talk * edit The MAMLUK SULTANATE ( Arabic
Arabic
: سلطنة المماليك‎‎ Salṭanat al-Mamālīk) was a medieval realm spanning Egypt
Egypt
, the Levant
Levant
, and Hejaz
Hejaz
. It lasted from the overthrow of the Ayyubid dynasty until the Ottoman conquest of Egypt
Egypt
in 1517. Historians have traditionally broken the era of Mamlūk rule into two periods—one covering 1250–1382, the other, 1382–1517
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Bahri Dynasty
IN ANATOLIA Artuqid dynasty Saltuqid dynasty IN AZERBAIJAN Ahmadili dynasty Ildenizid dynasty IN EGYPT Tulunid dynasty Ikhshidid dynasty
Ikhshidid dynasty
IN FARS Salghurid dynasty IN THE LEVANT Burid dynasty
Burid dynasty
Zengid dynasty
Zengid dynasty
IN YEMEN Rasulid dynasty
Rasulid dynasty
This box: * view * talk * edit The BAHRI DYNASTY or BAHRIYYA MAMLUKS (Turkish : BAHRI HANEDANı, al-Mamalik al-Bahariyya - المماليك البحرية) was a Mamluk
Mamluk
dynasty of mostly Cuman -Kipchak Turkic origin that ruled the Egyptian Mamluk
Mamluk
Sultanate from 1250 to 1382. They followed the Ayyubid dynasty , and were succeeded by a second Mamluk
Mamluk
dynasty, the Burji dynasty
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Burji Dynasty
The BURJI DYNASTY (Arabic : المماليك البرجية‎‎) was a Circassian Mamluk dynasty which ruled Egypt
Egypt
from 1382 until 1517, during the Mamluk Sultanate . It proved especially turbulent, with short-lived sultans. Political power-plays often became important in designating a new sultan. During this time Mamluks fought Timur Lenk and conquered Cyprus
Cyprus
. Constant bickering may have contributed to the ability of the Ottomans to challenge them. Their name means 'of the tower', referring to them ruling from the Citadel east of Cairo . CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 List of Burji Sultans * 3 Conquest by Ottomans * 4 See also * 5 References HISTORY Tomb of al-Zahir Qansuh, a Burji Mamluk Sultan, in Cairo
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Mamluk Dynasty (Iraq)
The MAMLUK DYNASTY OF IRAQ (Arabic : مماليك العراق Mamālīk al-ʻIrāq) was a dynasty which ruled over Iraq
Iraq
in the 18th and early 19th centuries. In the Ottoman Empire
Ottoman Empire
, Mamluks
Mamluks
were freed slaves who converted to Islam
Islam
, were trained in a special school, and then assigned to military and administrative duties. Such Mamluks
Mamluks
presided over Ottoman Iraq
Iraq
from 1704 to 1831
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