Influence Of Central Asian Traditions On Egyptian Life In Xiii-Xv Centuries

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Zukhra Aripova


In 1250-1517, The Mamluk Sultans Ruled Egypt. In 1250-1382, The Bahri Mamluks, Whose Origin Was From The Turkish, And In 1382-1517, The Burjian (Cherkess) Mamluks, Whose Origin Was From The Caucasus, Took Over The Throne. The Article Studied Dynasties (Tuluniys, Ikhshidys, Mamlukes) That Ruled Egypt. The Egyptian Mamluk Sultans Established A Wide Reputation After The Victory Over The Mongols And The Remaining Forces Of Crusaders. Another Peculiarity And Significant Aspect Of The Period Under Study Was The Rapid Penetration Of Turkic Elements Into Arab Culture. The First Mamluk Sultans (Bakhries) Spoke In The Kipchak-Oguz Dialect Of The Old Turkic Language Because Many Did Not Know Arabic Well. Chancelleries Also Used Kipchak Language.

In The Specialists On The Old Turkic Languages Emphasize That In Egypt, Special Attention Was Paid To The Study Of The Kipchak Language And Works Dedicated To The Study Of The Grammar And Linguistic Richness Of This Language. Scholars Presented Their Books In This Language To The Mamluk Sultans. As The Mamluk Sultans Greatly Respected Scholars Of This Period, They Had The Opportunity To Reside In And Work Freely, Unlike In Other Countries. The Fact That Mamluks Were Not Allowed To Marry Local Women Should Be Recognized Not To Have Concealed Lineage.  Therefore, They Married The Women Brought From Movarounnahr. Nowadays, We Can Still Witness Descendants Of Bukhara, Fergana, And Shosh In The Al-Uzbekia District In Cairo.


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