The rise of a capital: studies into the political, economic, and judicial relation between al-Fustat and its hinterland, c. 20/640-200/815
03 / 2009 - unknown
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.