Mamluk Cavalry Riding Amongst the Pyramids of Egypt- art generated using Midjourney It should not come as a surprise that my favorite (post-ancient) state in the history of North Africa and the Middle East is the Mamluk Sultanate. As a collector both of unique governing systems and ‘barbarian’ run states from the Liao Dynasty to […]

The Mamluk Sultanate: A History (Book Review) — The Trickster’s Guide to Geopolitics