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In the lands of the Christians : Arabic travel writing in the seventeenth century

Author: N I Matar
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents the first English translation from Arabic of four Christian and Muslim writers who visited Western Europe and America in the 17th century.

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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: N I Matar
ISBN: 0415932270 9780415932271 0415932289 9780415932288
OCLC Number: 49853413
Description: xlviii, 229 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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.
Responsibility: edited and translated by Nabil Matar.
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"Nabil Matar has translated his writings and those of three other Arabs who travelled to Christian lands in the 17th century into English for the first time. For those largely ignorant of Islam, or Read more...

 
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