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This article offers an edition, translation, and study of a hitherto unknown text about Ayyubid or early Mamluk Alexandria. The author, one Abū Khuzayma Muḥammad b. ʿAbd al-Wahhāb, gives a short yet rich description of the city based as much on Alexandria's real cityscape as on legends. The text treats famous monuments, such as the city's lighthouse and the Column of the Pillars, as well as less well-known buildings, such as mosques, colleges, watchtowers, and gates. An analysis of the accountdoi:10.52214/uw.v28i1.8410 fatcat:bxpijt7bbzbfdpuoonh2p26mum