Various aspects of celebrating Ramadan varied
The generous in Egypt and especially the city of Cairo over the decades, passing through different Islamic countries
And successively, successively the rule of Egypt, but the Fatimid state will remain at the forefront of the countries that
Created and diversified in the manifestations of celebration of the Holy Month, and enlivened the Sunan Egyptians remained attached to it
Even today, such as the tables of the Rahman, the Ramadan dessert, the Yamash and other aspects of celebration that
It is still adhered to by the Egyptians to this day and is considered a registered trademark of the name of the State
Fatimid rule Egypt more than two centuries ago from 969 CE until 1171 CE.
Why Take care The Fatimids
Exaggerating the celebration of Ramadan
The Fatimids took care of this holy month
For political and religious reasons, one of the political reasons is the payment of the sayings of the Muslim public
The Fatimids are not from them, and they reveal Islam and endow the disbelief and atheism, so it was
The Fatimids are keen to exaggerate everything that relates to religion and its obligations.
It was not known from the Fatimids themselves any origins of these rituals during their rule in Ifriqiya, as well
In general, it has no precedent in Arab or Islamic traditions, but rather a heresy
Fatima was grabbed by the Egyptians and they have not abandoned it until today.
Then the Fatimids exaggerated the celebration
Ramadan is a celebration that we have not heard in any Islamic country, and it was what reads
The Fatimids were doing it throughout this month thinking that this entire month is a series of feasts
Every day they recite each other and this is all propaganda against those who accused them of leaving Islam.
Historians have differed opinions on exaggerated reasons
The Fatimids in religious ceremonies in general and the ceremonies of Ramadan in particular after
They entered Egypt, so there are those who see that this exaggeration was a desire of the new rulers to draw closer
To the people, and their attempt to surreptitiously inject their new Ismaili faith into the rituals of joy, or
It was just a slip of the fierce rivalry that brought the Cairo owners together with their bitter enemies
The Abbasids who fascinated Baghdad from the many Emirates of luxury, and that both parties quote all of these
Acts from the Byzantine court by enticing Persian subjects and drawing on their expertise
“Kesraweya” as much as possible, or another reason that the Fatimids considered their entry into Cairo
He turned it into another caliphate capital, like Baghdad and Cordoba, and it is not just a subordinate jurisdiction,
Therefore, it deserves to be based on what is happening to them and more.
In the Fatimid era in which he was entrusted
Judges circling the mosques in Cairo and the rest of the provinces to check what has been done there
Repair, brushes and suspension lamps and jellyfish. It was used on most nights of seasons and holidays
Of 700 jellyfish, and he spread ten layers of colored mats on top of each other.
Also, the state at that time was specialized
A sum of money to buy Indian incense, camphor, and musk spent on those mosques in
The month of fasting, and a number of commercial markets were held during Ramadan, including: “Souk
The candlesticks with copper “was considered one of the most important markets during the eighth and ninth centuries
Hijri, so in the month of Ramadan there was a great season for the one-year parade candles
Markets dedicated to Yamish Ramadan ..
It started with the Fatimid state
As for the “sweets market” which
He liked seeing him during Ramadan, and he was one of the most pleasant markets and one of the best looking things
It was made of sugar in the form of horses and the sevens, and others called “Al-Alaliq”. And it was
There is also the plumbing market inside Bab Zewila, “the gate of the Metwally in Ghoria”,
He pleases with the types of “yamish” and “qamar al-din”.
The beginning of the emergence of Konafa and Qatif
Desserts such as were also shown
“Qatayef” and “Konafa”, as it is said that the Konafa was specially made
The Umayyad caliph Suleiman bin Abd al-Malik, and it was said, was made for the caliph Muawiyah bin Abi
The beginning of the appearance of the Most Gracious Tables
And its relationship with Ramadan
It is considered the Fatimid caliph, dear to God
The first person to make a table during the month of Ramadan is broken by the people of the ancient mosque (Amr ibn al-As),
And he made food in the Al-Azhar mosque, permitting those who attend in the months of Rajab, Shaaban and Ramadan
1100 pots of all kinds of food come out from the palace kitchen in the month of Ramadan, distributed every day on
The needy and the vulnerable.
Announcing the beginning of Ramadan .. a festival
Integrated in the Fatimid era
The caliph was coming out at the festival announcing solutions
Ramadan from Bab Al-Dahab, “one of the gates of the Fatimid palace,” showing its luxurious clothes
The ministers turned him with their lacy clothes and horses with gilded saddles, and spears in their hands
Weapons inlaid with gold and silver and colored silk flags, in front of them the soldiers
Music is led by musicians, goldsmiths, and others
Those who were racing to erect various types of decorations on their shops and streets appeared
And the roads in the finest decorations.
The Fatimid caliph’s procession and appearances
The caliph’s convoy was starting from “Ben
Al-Kasserine, “Al-Moez Street, is currently walking in Al-Jamaliah area until it leaves Bab Al-Futouh
“One of the gates of the North Cairo Wall,” then he enters from Bab al-Nasr returning to Bab
Gold is in the palace, and on the way, alms are distributed among the poor, and when he returns to the palace
Reciters receive him reciting the Qur’an at the entrance to the palace and its halls, until he reaches the wardrobe
He would change his clothes and send to every prince in his country a plate of pure silver filled
With all sorts of candies, a gold medal of a bundle is centered, and the cladding and alms are distributed
Incense and musk sticks on the employees and the poor, then go to visit the graves of his fathers, according to
His habits, and upon the completion of that he commands to write to the governors and representatives by the month of Ramadan.