Translation for 'Mamluks' from English to Russian
NOUN   a Mamluk | Mamluks
мамлюки {мн}
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Translation for 'Mamluks' from English to Russian

мамлюки {мн}ист.
Usage Examples English
  • Others joined the Mamluks willingly. Pervane's son Muhadhdhab al-Din was captured.
  • With the caliph providing symbolic legitimacy to the "mamluks", they took up arms and assaulted the citadel.
  • On 15 June 1455 Inal faced a mutiny by roughly 500 of his Circassian "mamluks" after assembling them to launch an expedition against Bedouin tribesmen invading al-Buhayra Province (the Delta region.) The mutineers were then joined by the recently dismissed Zahiris (the faction which Inal originally hailed from) and subsequently besieged the citadel, demanding higher salaries and the handing over of Yunus.
  • Sultans owned the largest number of mamluks, but lesser amirs also owned their own troops.
  • The "recruits" were mostly Christian youths, reminiscent of mamluks.

  • More significantly in the long run, Qalawun was the first to create elite regiments of mamluks (soldiers of slave origin) who resided in the various towers of the Citadel, which earned them the name "Burji" Mamluks (Mamluks of the Tower).
  • The role of slave soldiers such as the ghilman and mamluks was considerably smaller in Mongol-based armies like the Timurids, as compared to other Islamic societies.
  • The motive behind Yalbugha's death was attributed to his attempt to return to the traditional methods of "mamluk" training, which the "mamluks" perceived to be harsh and unjust.
  • The main threats he perceived were Farhi, who he had killed early in his rule, and the older mamluks who had formed part of Sulayman's trusted retinue.
  • Inal's reign was particularly noted by historians for the severe absence of restraint among the roughly 1,000 "mamluks" under his direct authority, known as the "julban" or "ajlab".

  • Baybars assigned fifty-four mamluks, at the head of whom was Emir Ala al-Din Kandaghani, to oversee the management of Safed and its dependencies.
  • Once he left Egypt, Aynabak led a revolt of the Royal Mamluks and unemployed "mamluks" against the sultan.
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