Al-Mawāűiż Wal-Iűtibār fī Ďikr al-Khiłał wal-Athãr by Maqrīzī Taqiyy al-Dīn Aĥmad b. đAlī b. đAbd al-Qádir Set of 5 Volume

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9781905122219: Al-Mawāűiż Wal-Iűtibār fī Ďikr al-Khiłał wal-Athãr by Maqrīzī Taqiyy al-Dīn Aĥmad b. đAlī b. đAbd al-Qádir Set of 5 Volume

This book is considered one of the most important reference works on the history and geography of Egypt. It provides a compressive overview on the history of Egypt, as well as the establishment and development of Cairo from the time of the Islamic conquests of Egypt to the fifteenth century CE (ninth century AH). The work also presents the reader with detailed descriptions of the various landmarks, such as the palaces, mosques, schools, narrow routes, districts, projects, temples, public baths (ĥammams), fields, khans (carvansarays), markets, agencies and convoys stations that existed in Fuslāl and Cairo over nine centuries. The importance of this book lies also in the fact that its manuscript has been hand written by the author himself. It has been published by Al-Furqān as a faxsimile copy in one volume.

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