Matthew S. Gordon (NHC Fellow, 2011–12)
Singers and Soldiers: Slavery and Slave Households of the Ninth-Century Abbasid Empire
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Fellowship Work Summary, 2011–12
Matthew S. Gordon completed a draft of his biography of Ahmad ibn Tulun, a medieval governor of Egypt, and submitted an article to a collected volume on Samarra, the medieval Islamic capital. He also made considerable progress on his new project on slavery and social mobility in the medieval Islamic Near East.