This is a study of the formation of a Mamluk street. The street in question is that leading first east and then south from the Bâb Zuwayla, the great southern gate of Fatimid al-Qâhira. Its initial stretches were known both today and in Mamluk times as the Darb al-Ahmar, though most of it is not known by that name, but as the Tabbâna and as Bâb al-Wazîr Street.
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(2000).The development of the Darb al-Ahmar, Cairo, 969-1517 [Master’s thesis, the American University in Cairo]. AUC Knowledge Fountain.
Watson, Lucy. The development of the Darb al-Ahmar, Cairo, 969-1517. 2000. American University in Cairo, Master's thesis. AUC Knowledge Fountain.