The Military Household in Ottoman Egypt

  title={The Military Household in Ottoman Egypt},
  author={Jane Hathaway},
  journal={International Journal of Middle East Studies},
  pages={39 - 52}
  • J. Hathaway
  • Published 1 February 1995
  • History
  • International Journal of Middle East Studies
For over 350 years, Egypt was the largest province of the Ottoman Empire, which had captured it from the Mamluk sultanate in 1517. It is well known that the Ottomans retained key Mamluk usages, above all in subprovincial administration, and that a number of the defeated Mamluks who were willing to cooperate with the new regime were allowed to join the Ottoman administration. In consequence, a number of practices of the Mamluk sultanate survived the Ottoman conquest. Critical administrative… 
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