The Influence of Ch ingiz- Kh ān's Yāsa upon the General Organization of the Mamlūk State

@article{Poliak1942TheIO,
  title={The Influence of Ch ingiz- Kh ān's Yāsa upon the General Organization of the Mamlūk State},
  author={A. Poliak},
  journal={Bulletin of The School of Oriental and African Studies-university of London},
  year={1942},
  volume={10},
  pages={862-876}
}
  • A. Poliak
  • Published 1942
  • Political Science
  • Bulletin of The School of Oriental and African Studies-university of London
IN an article published several years ago we have collected evidence corroborating al-Maqrīzī's statement (mistrusted by Quatremere in Histoire des Mongols ) that siyāsa, the legal code of the Mamlūks, was founded upon the Great Yāsa of Ch ingiz- Kh ān. The Great Yāsa was not merely a code of criminal and civil law but a system of rules governing the entire political, social, military, and economic life of the community which adopted it. The expansion of this system outside the Mongol nation… Expand
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