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The Resource In the lands of the Christians : Arabic travel writing in the seventeenth century, edited and translated by Nabil Matar

In the lands of the Christians : Arabic travel writing in the seventeenth century, edited and translated by Nabil Matar

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In the lands of the Christians : Arabic travel writing in the seventeenth century
Title
In the lands of the Christians
Title remainder
Arabic travel writing in the seventeenth century
Statement of responsibility
edited and translated by Nabil Matar
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the Lands of the Christians presents original translations from Arabic of four Christian and Muslim writers who visited Western Europe and America in the seventeenth century. These essays contain careful descriptions of the regions, societies, customs, and religions these intrepid travelers encountered in their journeys. Here you will find the complete travel narrative of the first Arab to visit South and Central America in 1688, the first English translation of the ambassadorial report by Mohammad bin Abd al-Wahab al-Ghassani who traveled through Spain in 1690, translations of letters by t
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
910/.88927
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
G227
LC item number
.I5 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Matar, N. I.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Travelers' writings, Arabic
  • Arabs
  • SCIENCE
  • TRAVEL
  • TRAVEL
  • TRAVEL
  • TRAVEL
  • Arabs
  • Travelers' writings, Arabic
  • Reisebericht
  • Südamerika
  • Reisverhalen
  • Arabisch
  • Christenen
  • Muslim
  • Araber
  • Europa
Label
In the lands of the Christians : Arabic travel writing in the seventeenth century, edited and translated by Nabil Matar
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
INTRODUCTION : Arab Travelers and Early Moder Europeans -- FRANCE AND HOLLAND : Selections from Kitab Nasir al-Din ala al-Qawm al-Kafirin (The Book of the Protector of Religion against the Unbelievers) / AHMAD BIN QASIM [AL-HAJARI], 1611-1613 -- EUROPE AND SOUTH AMERICA : Kitab Siyahat al-Khoury Ilyas bin al-Qissees Hanna al-Mawsuli (The Book of the Travels of the Priest Ilyas, Son of the Cleric Hanna al-Mawsuli) / ILYAS HANNA AL-MAWSULI, 1668-1683 -- SPAIN : Rihlat al-Wazirfi Iftikak al-Asir (The Journey of the Minister to Ransom the Captive) / MOHAMMAD BIN ABD AL-WAHAB AL-GHASSANI, 1690-1691 -- FRANCE : Letters / ABDALLAH BIN AISHA, 1699-1700
Control code
825768283
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xlviii, 229 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781136060106
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)825768283
Label
In the lands of the Christians : Arabic travel writing in the seventeenth century, edited and translated by Nabil Matar
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
INTRODUCTION : Arab Travelers and Early Moder Europeans -- FRANCE AND HOLLAND : Selections from Kitab Nasir al-Din ala al-Qawm al-Kafirin (The Book of the Protector of Religion against the Unbelievers) / AHMAD BIN QASIM [AL-HAJARI], 1611-1613 -- EUROPE AND SOUTH AMERICA : Kitab Siyahat al-Khoury Ilyas bin al-Qissees Hanna al-Mawsuli (The Book of the Travels of the Priest Ilyas, Son of the Cleric Hanna al-Mawsuli) / ILYAS HANNA AL-MAWSULI, 1668-1683 -- SPAIN : Rihlat al-Wazirfi Iftikak al-Asir (The Journey of the Minister to Ransom the Captive) / MOHAMMAD BIN ABD AL-WAHAB AL-GHASSANI, 1690-1691 -- FRANCE : Letters / ABDALLAH BIN AISHA, 1699-1700
Control code
825768283
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xlviii, 229 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781136060106
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)825768283

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