Mongol Invasions; issues of race, color and slavery
Mamluk Qur'an page - Surat al-Fatiha (I:1-7)
donated by Shaban II to his foundation [waqf] in 1376
There is no form due this week.
- Read: Menocal, pp. 158-228.
- Morgan, "Persian
Perceptions of Mongols and Europeans," chpt. VI of Stuart B. Schwartz
(ed), Implicit Understandings: Observing, Reporting, and Reflecting
on the Encounters Between Europeans and Other Peoples in the Early Modern
Era, Cambridge University Press, 1994, pp. 201-217.
- Reuven Amitai-Preiss
, "Mamluks and Mongols: an overview," Chapter 10 of his Mongols
and Mamluks: The Mamluk-Ilkhanid War, 1260-1281, Cambridge University
Press, 1995, pp. 214-235.
Readings for Week Fourteen.