Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al Madinah and Meccah

Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al Madinah and Meccah

by Richard Francis Burton
     
 

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Posing as a wandering dervish, Burton gained admittance to the holy Kaabah and to the tomb of the prophet at Medina and participated in all the rituals of the Hadj (pilgrimage). A treasury of material on Arab life, beliefs, manners and morals, and more. Volume Two concludes with eight appendices and an index with thousands of terms.

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Posing as a wandering dervish, Burton gained admittance to the holy Kaabah and to the tomb of the prophet at Medina and participated in all the rituals of the Hadj (pilgrimage). A treasury of material on Arab life, beliefs, manners and morals, and more. Volume Two concludes with eight appendices and an index with thousands of terms.

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ISBN-13:
9780486212180
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
11/02/2011
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
5.38(w) x 8.46(h) x 1.00(d)

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