On Rajab 25, 922 h. /August 24, 1516, the battle of Marj Dabiq took place during which the Ottomans defeated the Mamluk army. The Ottoman sultan Salim I continued his progress and occupied the cities of the Levant and appointed Jân Birdî al-Ghazâlî as his representative. After Salim’s death, Jân Birdî al-Ghazâlî rose against the Ottomans and strove to return the Mamluks to power. This article aims to analyze these events through the correspondence and the commercial reports of Venetian merchants.
Revolution of Jân Birdî al-Ghazâlî, 1520 - 1521, Damascus - Syria, Venician Merchants