Usages of Kinship Terminology during the Mamluk Sultanate and the Notion of the ‘Mamlūk Family’

@inproceedings{Yosef2017UsagesOK,
  title={Usages of Kinship Terminology during the Mamluk Sultanate and the Notion of the ‘Mamlūk Family’},
  author={Koby Yosef},
  year={2017}
}
Inspired by the work of David Ayalon, most students of Mamluk politics and society have tended to focus on mamlūk ties such as the relationship between a master and his mamlūks, or the connections among mamlūks of the same household serving the same master (khushdāshiyya), and underestimated the role of non-mamlūk elements in Mamluk politics and society, and the importance of non-mamlūk relationships such as blood ties and marital ties.1 Although not uncontested, Ayalon’s notion of a ‘one… Expand