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The book of strangers : mediaeval Arabic graffiti on the theme of nostalgia

Author: Abū al-Faraj al-Iṣbahānī; Patricia Crone; Shmuel Moreh
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Markus Wiener Publishers, ©2000.
Series: Princeton series on the Middle East.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A 10th century Iraqi took to collecting verse graffiti left behind by travellers. The result of his pastime was a little book that conjures up his nostalgic mood in a manner rarely attempted in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Adab al-ghurabāʼ. English.
Book of strangers.
Princeton, NJ : Markus Wiener Publishers, ©2000
(OCoLC)606302740
Online version:
Adab al-ghurabāʼ. English.
Book of strangers.
Princeton, NJ : Markus Wiener Publishers, ©2000
(OCoLC)607871402
Named Person: Abū al-Faraj al-Iṣbahānī; Abū al-Faraj al-Iṣbahānī
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Abū al-Faraj al-Iṣbahānī; Patricia Crone; Shmuel Moreh
ISBN: 1558762140 9781558762145 1558762159 9781558762152
OCLC Number: 41564942
Description: 195 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: The Authorship of the Ghuraba' --
The Place of the Ghuraba' in Arabic Literature --
Baghdad --
Iraq and Khuzistan --
The middle East in the Tenth Century.
Series Title: Princeton series on the Middle East.
Other Titles: Adab al-ghurabāʼ.
Responsibility: attributed to Abu 'l-Faraj Al-Iṣfahānī ; translated with commentary by Patricia Crone and Shmuel Moreh.

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