Epic saga created by John Dryden and Mike Walker, inspired by the Mamluk slave dynasty of Egypt.
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Tue 13 Jun 2017 14:15
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Chivalrous, ruthless and filthy rich. The Mamluks ruled Egypt for over 300 years.
Slaves, warriors and spies. Get to know Tumanbay's key characters.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the Mamluks, medieval rulers of Egypt and Syria.
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