Cairo (pronounced /?ka?ro?/); Arabic: ??????? al-Q?hira, literally "The Vanquisher" or "The Conqueror" ) is the capital of Egypt, the largest city in Africa and the Arab World, and one of the most densely populated cities in the world. Nicknamed "The City of a Thousand Minarets" for its preponderance of Islamic architecture, Cairo has long been a center of the region's political and cultural life. Even before Cairo was established in the 10th century, the land composing the present-day city was the site of national capitals whose remnants remain visible in parts of Old Cairo. Cairo is also associated with Ancient Egypt due to its proximity to the Great Sphinx and the pyramids in adjacent Giza.
Egyptians today often refer to Cairo as Ma?r (Arabic: ???), the Arabic pronunciation of the name for Egypt itself, emphasizing the city's continued role in Egyptian influence. 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. Many international media, businesses, and organizations have regional headquarters in the city, and the Arab League has had its headquarters in Cairo for most of its existence.
Al-Ashraf Qansuh al-Ghawri (Arabic: ?????? ?????? ??????) was the last of the Mamluk Sultans. One of the last of the Burji dynasty, he reigned from 1501 to 1516.On the disappearance of Sultan Al-Adil Sayf ad-Din Tuman bay I, it was not till after some days that the choice of the Emirs and Mamluks fell upon Al-Ashraf Qansuh al-Ghawri.
As Circassian slave, he had served Sultan Al-Ashraf Sayf al-Din Qaitbay; was over forty before he was raised to independence as Emir of ten; and then, rapidly promoted to command of Tarsus, Aleppo and Malatia, he became Emir of a thousand, Chamberlain of the Court, and chief Vizier. At first he declined the throne; but being pressed by the Emirs, who swore faithful service, he at last consented. He was now 60 years of age; but, still firm and vigorous, soon showed the Emirs that he was not to be overruled by any of them.
The skills that can be learned from Qansuh are.
Fabric Treading (Skill) 30,000 Ducats
First Aid (Skill) 30,000 Ducats
Seasoning Trading (Skill) 4,000 Ducats
Actual mosque may differ in real life
Al-Azhar Mosque (Arabic: ???? ?????? G?ma` al-Azhar, "mosque of the most resplendent" ) is a mosque in Islamic Cairo in Egypt. Al-Mu‘izz li-D?n All?h of the Fatimid Caliphate commissioned its construction for the newly established capital city in 970. Its name is usually thought to allude to the Islamic prophet Muhammad's daughter Fatimah, a revered figure in Islam who was given the title az-Zahra (the shining one). It was the first mosque established in Cairo, a city that has since gained the nickname "the city of a thousand minarets."
"Hmmm all this sand and heat made me want to go somewhere a bit cooler I wonder where I'll end up next"