1. Egypt
(6,854 words)

In volume 2 | book 3, The Decline of Islamic Literature | Section 3, From the Napoleonic Expedition to Egypt in 1798 until the Present Day

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With the waning of Ottoman power over Egypt from the end of the 18th century onward, the Mamlūks, who had never been completely subdued, regained their previous strength. But 300…

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Carl Brockelmann, “1. Egypt”, in: Brockelmann in English: The History of the Arabic Written Tradition Online. Consulted online on 21 January 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2542-8098_breo_COM_233010>
First published online: 2017

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