الجمعة، 21 أكتوبر 2011

Military life in Islamic Egypt

With the Arab conquest of Egypt was the army of Egypt, Arab stalls between the Muslims and in the Abbasid era, the back element of Persian and Turkish in the army of Egypt, along with the Arab army there was a range adapted from the Egyptians themselves (the Copts), and their voluntary and that he was in the Umayyad period began to enter the Egyptians in the Egyptian army and that was was not the case for freedom as the Egyptians had their first round in Egypt and the establishment of marine fleet and naval vessels and the defense of coastal cities, particularly Alexandria, Damietta and other industry along with ships and boats.

In the era Tulunid, we find that Ahmed Ibn Tulun has created a strong army composed of Turks, Sudanese, and turkey and the Mediterranean islands to the Egyptians, whose numbers swelled to about 7 000 Egyptian troops and paying attention to the fleet.

In the Fatimid period was the Egyptian army maximization of Moroccans who Ato with the essence of Sicilian and then saw the Fatimid increase this army to protect their country and they add other elements of the Turks, Sudanese, whose numbers swelled to 50 fifty thousand troops to the foreign elements, the other did not seek the help of the Egyptians in the army until the late he has the Fatimid rule of the Fatimid Egyptian army in the processing of their covenant with all types of weapons and the establishment of centers and the creation of ships and appeared as Prince of the fleet.

This continued also the case in the Ayyubid addition to the Egyptian army used the Salah al-Din teams help of Kurds, Arabs and Turks, who were recruited but two systems in order to face attacks and wars Asalbeyen also interested in Salah al-Din the Egyptian fleet until it became strong strike and that was neglected by some rule of the Ayyubids In Mamluk Egypt was ruled by these Mamluks, a military class distinct component communities of a variety of personnel Alcilobin from outside Egypt from Asia, Europe, Africa, and merged in the crucible of Egypt and became part of it and tied together by special ties and helped this to address many of the military campaigns of Foreign Affairs defended Egypt and the Levant Kpladehm because they grew up in Egypt did not know them only homeland and loyalty to Egypt, Egypt. The same composition as the Egyptian army of foot soldiers of the infantry soldiers and troops, both passenger vehicles or horses, or the Egyptian Maritime Fleet.

 

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