Mamluk Sultanate

Conquest of Southern Egypt
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1276 Jan 1

Conquest of Southern Egypt

Dongola, Sudan

The Battle of Dongola was a battle fought between the Mamluk Sultanate under Baibars and the Kingdom of Makuria. The Mamluks gained a decisive victory, capturing the Makurian capital Dongola, forcing the king David of Makuria to flee and placing a puppet on the Makurian throne. After this battle the Kingdom of Makuria went into a period of decline until its collpase in the 15th century.

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