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The rise of a capital: studies into the political, economic, and judicial...

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Title The rise of a capital: studies into the political, economic, and judicial relation between al-Fustat and its hinterland, c. 20/640-200/815
Period 03 / 2009 - unknown
Status Current
Dissertation Yes
Research number OND1342132
Data Supplier Website LUCIS

Abstract

The research focusses on Egypt's Arab capital Fustat and its hinterland. The main foci are Fustat's relationship with Alexandria and its position vis-à-vis the southern Egyptian countryside, from the Arab conquest up until the Tulunid period. In his research, he combines both medieval literature and documentary (including archaeological) sources.

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Supervisor Prof.dr. P.M. Sijpesteijn
Project leader Dr. M.L.M. van Berkel
Doctoral/PhD student J. Bruning (MA)

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