Cairo sex dates
This was known as al-Askar (the city of sections, or cantonments) as it was laid out like a military camp.
A rebellion in 869 by Ahmad ibn Tulun led to the abandonment of Al Askar and the building of another settlement, which became the seat of government.
This was al-Qatta'i ("the Quarters"), to the north of Fustat and closer to the river.
Al Qatta'i was centred around a palace and ceremonial mosque, now known as the Mosque of ibn Tulun.
The ancient Egyptian name for the area is thought to be Khere-Ohe, "The Place of Combat", supposedly in reference to a mythical battle that took place between Seth and Horus.
Meanwhile, Cairo flourished as a centre of Islamic scholarship and a crossroads on the spice trade route among the civilisations in Afro-Eurasia.to establish a new capital for the Fatimid dynasty.Egypt was conquered from their base in Ifriqiya and a new fortified city northeast of Fustat was established.Cairo has long been a center of the region's political and cultural life, and is titled "the city of a thousand minarets" for its preponderance of Islamic architecture.Cairo has the oldest and largest film and music industries in the Arab world, as well as the world's second-oldest institution of higher learning, Al-Azhar University.