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Diplomacy in the early Islamic world : a tenth-century treatise on Arab-Byzantine relations : The book of messengers of Kings (Kitāb Rusul al-Mulūk) of Ibn al-Farrā'

Author: Maria Vaiou; al-Ḥusayn ibn Muḥammad Ibn al-Farrāʼ
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd., 2015. ©2015
Series: Library of Middle East history, v. 17.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Arab messengers played a vital role in the medieval Islamic world and its diplomatic relations with foreign powers. This title presents an account of the diplomacy of the period. It provides an  Read more...

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Named Person: al-Ḥusayn ibn Muḥammad Ibn al-Farrāʼ; al-Ḥusain Ibn-Muḥammad Ibn-al-Farrāʼ; al-Ḥusayn ibn Muḥammad Ibn al-Farrāʼ
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maria Vaiou; al-Ḥusayn ibn Muḥammad Ibn al-Farrāʼ
ISBN: 9781845116521 1845116526
OCLC Number: 904343074
Description: xiii, 8 unnumbered pages, 353 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Preface --
Acknowledgements --
Note on transliteration --
List of plates --
List of maps --
List of figures --
Introduction --
Messengers of Kings --
Notes --
Appendices --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Library of Middle East history, v. 17.
Responsibility: translated from the Arabic and annotated by Maria Vaiou.
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