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From the holy mountain : a journey among the Christians of the Middle East

Author: William Dalrymple
Publisher: New York : H. Holt, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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William Dalrymple follows in the steps of two Byzantine monks. In 587 A.D., just before Islam erupted onto the Middle East, they journeyed from Constantinople to Egypt staying at and documenting the Christian communities, monasteries and hermitages along the way, a surprising number of which survive today.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Dalrymple
ISBN: 0805058737 9780805058734
OCLC Number: 37928466
Notes: Maps on end papers.
Description: x, 483 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 25 cm
Responsibility: William Dalrymple.
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William Dalrymple follows in the steps of two Byzantine monks. In 587 A.D., just before Islam erupted onto the Middle East, they journeyed from Constantinople to Egypt staying at and documenting the Christian communities, monasteries and hermitages along the way, a surprising number of which survive today.

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