Build monuments of Egypt – to the markets not a hindrance
Pass 200 m on the West from Medan el-Hussein according to Muski to an intersection where there are two mosques, and turn on the right to Shary al-Muizz northern part later. Here the benches of the jewellers which have not gone in in the market of goldsmiths, give way soon to dealers in pots, bowls and the topped half moons turrets which it is not clear how many. There is a permit to Egypt not so expensively that most to test to count! Generally, all this part of the street is called as al – On – hasin – the market Mednikov. At the time of Fatimidov this market was the wide street passing to the huge area between palaces of the Caliph – from where there was Beyn al-Kasreyn name («between 2 palaces») which people of Egypt use and now though all traces of palaces were gone for a long time. Robert Earvin so imagines Beyn al-Kasreyn mamlyuksky era:« … men and even some ladies could walk in twilight. Later, when respectable people came back to the houses, streets remained at the disposal of the lamplighters who have gone on a spree мамлюков, prostitutes and night watchmen». Probably, night clubs of Egypt then had purely underground character. During later time the street has named Naguib Mahfouz first novel «Cairo trilogy» where it is usually translated as «Palace walk» or «Among palaces». Well, and for tourists the same palaces have purely informative value, while house rent in Egypt the purely practical…
Many mosques of Egypt were under construction after power capture in the 13th century
To the right of the market over ranks of stalls the minaret indicating Madrasah and the Mausoleum of sultan Ayub which more all is interesting by the historical associations rises. And if you have even a small trip to Egypt, it is necessary to make so that excursion has lain through this interesting object. His founder, the last ayyubidsky sultan, has acquainted Egypt with мамлюками – overseas soldiers slaves (at first gathered from polovets, representatives of an ethnic group identical to Tatars who lived in area of the bottom Volga Current in the Russian Federation) that had terrible consequences for the country. In – 1-x as it is told in the section «The cities dead», the lusting after power wife of the sultan has let мамлюкам know: they can appoint governors. From it there was only one step before that against will to seize power in the country, as happened in 1250. In – 2-x, later мамлюки have built many build monuments of Egypt.
Model of mamlyuksky mosques of Egypt
From the construction point of view of Madrasah of Ayub (1242-1250) was the first the madrasah, connected with the mausoleum of own founder. It has served as the model of the tremendous mamlyuksky complexes consisting of a mosque of Egypt, madrasah and the mausoleum. Under a minaret with a dome in shape мабхара (a vessel for a vozzhiganiye of aromas) or "pepperboxes" which is the only thing the model which has escaped in Cairo of this ayyubidsky construction motive, the lane with gate (at the left) conducts in a construction yard where there is no time the madrasah settled down. From a wall between a minaret and Ayub’s mausoleum with a dome it (is usually closed) the building сабилькутптаба (schools of research of the Koran, being near a fountain) acts.
Than rounds to Egypt from Vladivostok are representative? Actually all: level of the organisation of a trip, price and charming excursion program!