Tumanbay, heart of a vast empire, is threatened by a rebellion and a mysterious force devouring the empire from within. Epic saga inspired by the Mamluk slave dynasty of Egypt.
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Wed 3 Feb 2016 14:15
BBC Radio 4 FM
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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.
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Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the Mamluks, medieval rulers of Egypt and Syria.
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