Madrasa of sultan Barsbāy (Cairo)

Located at the beginning of Sharia al-Mu’izz li-Din Allah, Cairo.

Photographs taken by Simon Rousselot on November 2019

Two epigraphic emblems above the entrance door:

عز لمولانا السلطان المالك الملك الاشرف

Glory to our Lord, the Sultan, the Sovereign, al-Malik al-Ashraf

Possible dating: 826/1424

Close-up of the emblems:

For more details:


To sultan Barsbāy’s page

Cite this blog post
Simon Rousselot (2020, March 7). Madrasa of sultan Barsbāy (Cairo). Mamluk Emblems Online Corpus. Retrieved May 21, 2024, from

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