New PDF release: An Arab Ambassador in the Mediterranean World: The Travels

By Nabil Matar

ISBN-10: 1138791520

ISBN-13: 9781138791527

This ebook offers translated choices from the writings of Muhammad Ibn Othman al-Miknasi (d. 1799). the one writings through an Arab-Muslim within the pre-modern interval that current a comparative standpoint, his travelogues offer particular perception with in to Christendom and Islam.
Translating excerpts from his 3 travelogues, this ebook tells the tale of al-Miknasi’s travels from 1779-1788. As an envoy, al-Miknasi used to be aware about court docket lifestyles, executive workplaces and non secular constructions, and he offers distinct debts of towns, humans, customs, ransom negotiations, historic occasions and political associations. together with descriptions of Europeans, Arabs, Turks, Christians (both ecu and Eastern), Muslims, Jews, and (American) Indians within the final sector of the eighteenth century, An Arab Ambassador within the Mediterranean global explores how the main travelled Muslim author of the pre-modern interval observed the realm: from Spain to Arabia and from Morocco to Turkey, with second-hand information regarding the hot World.
Supplemented with vast notes detailing the old and political relevance of the translations, this ebook is of curiosity to researchers and students of Mediterranean heritage, Ottoman reports and Muslim-Christian kin.

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