A Concubine in Early-Modern Egypt

This article portrays the life of Al-Sit Nafisa Khatun al-Muradiyya, originally taken captive in Georgia and sold into slavery in Cairo, who rises from life as a concubine to become the wife of the Mamluk leader Murad Bey in the late eighteenth century. In the process, Nafisa became chief of the Mam...

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Volume: 14
Main Author: Ibrahim, Nasser A
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: The Netherlands Brill 01.12.2016
published in: Hawwa (Leiden) Vol. 14; no. 3; pp. 251 - 277
Data of publication: 20161200
ISSN: 1569-2078
EISSN: 1569-2086
Discipline: Women's Studies
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: CrossRef
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