“The Treasure that combines all things”: The 1470 Mamluk Treatise and the History of Furusiyya Literature

The surge of interest in North African and Mamluk Historical Martial Arts has grown considerably, especially with the translation of the 1470 treatise by an anonymous author. It’s difficult to ascertain who exactly this person was but by understanding the historical context surrounding the construction of the treatise, we are able to get an understanding…