A Mongol Princess Making hajj : The Biography of El Qutlugh Daughter of Abagha Ilkhan (r. 1265–82)

@article{Brack2011AMP,
  title={A Mongol Princess Making hajj : The Biography of El Qutlugh Daughter of Abagha Ilkhan (r. 1265–82)},
  author={Yoni Brack},
  journal={Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society},
  year={2011},
  volume={21},
  pages={331-359}
}
  • Yoni Brack
  • Published 2011
  • History
  • Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society
  • This study examines in detail the biographical entry of an Ilkhanid (the Mongol state centred in Iran) princess, El Qutlugh Khatun daughter of Abagha Ilkhan (r. 1265–82), in the biographical dictionaries of the Mamluk author Khalīl ibn Aybeg al-Ṣafadī (d. 1363). Al-Ṣafadī‘s biography of the lady provides a rare glance into the life of women of the Mongol royal household during the transitional period which followed the Ilkhanid conversion to Islam. It sheds light on issues such as the relations… CONTINUE READING
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