The Career of Muḥammad Ibn Ṭughj Al-Ikhshīd, a Tenth-Century Governor of Egypt

  title={The Career of Muḥammad Ibn Ṭughj Al-Ikhshīd, a Tenth-Century Governor of Egypt},
  author={Jere L. Bacharach},
  pages={586 - 612}
THIS paper is a study of the establishment of a regional power, the Ikhshidid dynasty of Egypt (A.H. 323-58/A.D. 935-69) and the interregional policies followed by the founder of that dynasty Muhammad ibn Tughj al-Ikhshid (d. 334/946). Once established in Egypt as governor al-Ikhshid set for himself the limited but specific goal of controlling the Nile Valley and the lands immediately adjacent to it for himself and his descendants. An investigation of the career of this man, the founder of the… 

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