Madrasa al-Almalikiyya (Jerusalem)

Located on the north side of the Haram in Jerusalem.

Photographs from monummamluk-syrie.org

Two emblems framing an inscription:

تقرّب بعمارة هذا المكان المبارك العبد الفقير الى الله تعالى الحاجّ ال ملك الجوكندار الملكي الناصري … وكان الفراغ منه في شهر الله المحرّم غرّة عام أحد وأربعين وسبع مائة من الهجرة النبويّة

Approached (God) by building this blessed place, the servant yearning for God the Exalted, the pilgrim Almalik, the polo-master, (officer) of al-Malik al-Nāṣir… This was finished during the month of Muḥarram, the beginning of the year 741 of the Hijra of the Prophet (27th June 1340).

Possible dating: 741/1340

Close-up of the emblem:

To Almalik’s page



Cite this blog post
Simon Rousselot (2021, June 24). Madrasa al-Almalikiyya (Jerusalem). Mamluk Emblems Online Corpus. Retrieved May 21, 2024, from https://doi.org/10.58079/rdol

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