By P M Holt

Early Mamluk international relations relies on treaties among the Mamluk sultans of Egypt, Baybars (1260-77) and Qalawun (1279-90), and Christian rulers. the final advent describes the Arabic literary assets during which those treaties were transmitted. Their prestige below Islamic legislation is tested, via an outline of negotiation approaches, and an account of diplomatic kin with the Christian powers. 3 treaties are with the army orders, 4 with Beirut, Tripoli, the Latin nation and Tyre, and 4 others with Lesser Armenia, Aragon, the Byzantine Empire and Genoa. each one part has an advent giving its old historical past. The paintings bargains Islamic historians and eu medievalists documentary proof of a sort infrequent in pre-modern heart japanese historical past, casting gentle on advertisement and social in addition to diplomatic kin.

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The marriage was reported by the Buhturid lords of the frontier-region of the Gharb to the Mamluk governor of Damascus, Äqush al-Najïbï: Şâlih b. Yahya, Târih Bayrüt (edd. Francis Hours and Kamal Salibi), Beirut 1969, 53, 62. 3 Rawd, 256, 283-4 = Ayyubids, I, 115, 132; II, 90, 104-5. 2 THE TREATY OF 667/1269 43 It is uncertain who is meant by "the brother of the Lady of Beirut". Since the incident occurred before the death of the boy-king of Cyprus, Isabel's first husband, it may signify Hugh of Antioch, his regent and eventual successor,4 and hence the ship and its company may have been seized in Cyprus.

If it comes to light, it shall be returned to its owner. If it does not come to light, three persons chosen by the claimant shall swear as to what they know about that claim. If it comes to light after the oath, it shall be returned to its owner; and if he has received compensation for it, the compensation shall be returned. 24 Wayfarers; mutaraddidïn from taraddud, frequent coming and going. THE TREATY OF 665/1267 41 [30] Provided that they have made strenuous and energetic investigation concerning what was taken, and it has been proven and returned to its owner, then if they have taken an oath, they shall be quit of the claim.

It is confirmed that this truce shall be implemented, its terms shall be binding, and it shall be fulfilled by both parties until the end of its period. The passage of time shall not abrogate it, nor shall any time or season change its terms. It shall not be abrogated by the death of one of the two sides. On the lapse of the truce, the merchants shall be safe from both parties for the period of 40 days; none of them shall be prevented from returning to his domicile. The August Signature comprehends this blessed truce as authentication thereof.

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