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Ibn Fadlan and the land of darkness : Arab travellers in the far north

Author: Aḥmad Ibn Faḍlān; Paul Lunde; Caroline Stone
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2011.
Series: Penguin classics
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Between the ninth and fourteenth centuries, Arab travellers such as Ibn Fadlan journeyed widely and frequently into the far north, crossing territories that now include Russia, Uzbekistan and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Reisebericht
Early works to 1800
Named Person: Aḥmad Ibn Faḍlān; Aḥmad Ibn Faḍlān; Aḥmad Ibn-al-ʻAbbās Ibn-Faḍlān
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aḥmad Ibn Faḍlān; Paul Lunde; Caroline Stone
ISBN: 9780140455076 0140455078
OCLC Number: 743474097
Language Note: Translated from the Arabic.
Description: 1 v. ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics
Responsibility: Ibn Fadlan ; translated by Caroline Stone and Paul Lunde.

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Exceptional...a fascinating book, with a nugget of curious information on each page, adding up to a picture that turns preconceptions on their head...Delightful and intriguing The Scotsman

 
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