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Ḥasan
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, al-Malik al-Nāṣir Nāṣir al-Dīn abu ’l-Maʿalī , 19th Mamlūk Sultan of Egypt, in the line known to contemporary chroniclers as Dawlat al-Turk . He was the most prominent of eight sons of the Sultan al-Malik al-Nāṣir Muḥammad b. Ḳalāʾūn who ruled in turn during the years 741/1340-763/1362 and who are frequently designated in European documents of the period as “Ḥasan and his brothers” (e.g., BSOAS, xxviii (1965), 492: “Nasser Hassan et suo fradeli”), see Zambaur, Manuel , i, 103, 106; and Wiet, in Mém . Inst . Egypte , xix, genealogical tree p. 279). Owing to the sustained attempt a…

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Wansbrough, J., “Ḥasan”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 26 February 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_2752>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007



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