Çetin, Altan
January 2006
Ekev Academic Review;Winter2006, Vol. 10 Issue 26, p101
Academic Journal
Palace of sultans and government buildings were located in Kalat al-Cabal in Cairo which is the center of Mamluk State. There were residences of Sultans like taşthâne, firâşhâne, rikâbhâne, zeredhâne, matbah and divisions like tablhâne. Fundementally this state has a military character and composed of soldiers named as “mamluk”. For this reason, sultan, palace and vicinity were consisting of mamluk originated soldiers and commander. In this hierarchical organization. Sultan has the absolute domination. When mamluk amir was become Sultan, umara and mamluks under his suite or cooperating with him, were promoted. For this reason sultan was in central palace, it was important to depend and obey him. In this article we handled hilat, horse, money, house and feedings which are granted by memluk sultans to associates.


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