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Between Islam and Christendom : travellers, facts, and legends in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance

Author: C F Beckingham
Publisher: London : Variorum Reprints, 1983.
Series: Collected studies, CS175.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
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Beckingham, C.F. (Charles Fraser), 1914-1998.
Between Islam and Christendom.
London : Variorum Reprints, 1983
(OCoLC)562474269
Online version:
Beckingham, C.F. (Charles Fraser), 1914-1998.
Between Islam and Christendom.
London : Variorum Reprints, 1983
(OCoLC)607670881
Named Person: Johannes, Presbyter; Muḥammad Ibn-ʿAbdallāh Ibn-Baṭṭūṭa; Johannes (der Priesterkönig); Muḥammad Ibn-ʻAbdallāh Ibn-Baṭṭūṭa
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C F Beckingham
ISBN: 0860781232 9780860781233
OCLC Number: 9712421
Description: [326] pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: The achievement of Prester John --
The quest for Prester John --
Misconceptions of Islam : medieval and modern --
Arabic texts and the Hakluyt Society --
Ibn Ḥauqal's map of Italy --
The pilgrimage and death of Sakūrā, King of Mali --
In search of Ibn Baṭṭūṭa --
Ibn Baṭṭūṭa in Sind --
The travels of Pero da Covilhã and their significance --
Some early European travellers in Arabia --
Some early travellers in Arabia --
Francisco Alvarez and his book on Ethiopia --
Notes on an unpublished manuscript of Francisco Alvarez : Verdadera informac̜am das Terras do Preste Joam das Indias --
Amba Gešen and Asīrgarh --
A note on the topography of Aḥmad Grāñs campaigns in 1542 --
Pantaleão de Aveiro and the Ethiopian community in Jerusalem --
The Itinerário of Fr Pantaleão de Aveiro --
The Turks of Cyprus --
A Cypriot Waḳfiyya --
Hakluyt's use of the materials aavailable to him. The Near East : North and North-east Africa --
Hakluyt's description of the Ḥajj --
Dutch travellers in Arabia in the seventeenth century --
The travels of Jerónimo Lobo --
Jerónimo Lobo : his travels and his book --
The date of Pitt's pilgrimage to Mecca.
Series Title: Collected studies, CS175.
Responsibility: C.F. Beckingham.

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