By Mark Reid
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Shajar al-Durr, often called Tree of Pearls, used to be probably the most well-known Arab queens and the one lady within the medieval Arab global to rule in her personal identify. Her tale is one section of a miles higher tale of the unsettled political weather of 13th century Egypt. during this eponymous novel, Zaydan charts the autumn of the Ayyubid Dynasty and the increase of the Mamluke Dynasty during the adventures of Tree of Pearls and Rukn al-Din Baybars, a tender Mamluke commander who finally triumphs because the ruler of Egypt.
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