The Book of Strangers: Medieval Arabic Graffiti on the Theme of Nostalgia (Paperback)Patricia Crone (Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, USA) (editor), Shmuel Moreh (Hebrew University, Israel) (editor)
Paperback 200 Pages / Published: 28/02/2000
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A 10th century Iraqi took to collecting verse graffiti left behind by travellers. The result of his pastime was a little book that conjures up his nostalgic mood in a manner rarely attempted in Arabic literature. This work offers a translation of his work and discusses its cultural context.
Publisher: Markus Wiener Publishing Inc
Number of pages: 200
Edition: illustrated Edition
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