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  1. Apr 2021
    1. Mesopotamia that is called Asia Minor or Turkey, and where one finds many provinces and cities.

      After the collapse of the Ilkhanate, several Mongol dynasties set up petty rump states in the Ilkhanate's previous territory. The area depicted seems to be a mixture of territory claimed by the Turkoman Artuqids, the Mongol Jalayirids(?), and the Egyptian Mamluks. While there are what seems to be borders depicted on the image, they only seem to correspond to the Egyptian Mamluk Sultanate to the south without explanation of what lies further East.

  2. Apr 2019
    1. Akhenaten tried to shift his culture from Egypt's traditional religion, but the shifts were not widely accepted. After his death, his monuments were dismantled and hidden, his statues were destroyed, and his name excluded from the king lists.[12] Traditional religious practice was gradually restored, and when some dozen years later rulers without clear rights of succession from the 18th Dynasty founded a new dynasty, they discredited Akhenaten and his immediate successors, referring to Akhenaten himself as "the enemy" or "that criminal" in archival records