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Trade and tradition in medieval southern Iran

Donald S. Whitcomb

Trade and tradition in medieval southern Iran

by Donald S. Whitcomb

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Written in English

    Places:
  • Iran
    • Subjects:
    • Commerce -- History -- Medieval, 500-1500.,
    • Iran -- Commerce -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Donald Scott Whitcomb.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 84005
      The Physical Object
      FormatMicroform
      Paginationvii, 249 l.
      Number of Pages249
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1368836M
      LC Control Number92896136

      The authoritative discussions on the timing of the tasmiya, the food of the people of the book (ahl-al-kitab), and consumption within Muslim networks of trade continue to serve as an important resource for ethical deliberation through which to consume. The Trans-Saharan Book Trade: Manuscript Culture, Arabic Literacy and Intellectual History in Muslim Africa. Leiden and Boston: Brill, Nelson, Robert S. “Letters and Language: Ornament and Identity in Byzantium and Islam.” In The Experience of Islamic Art on the Margins, edited by Irene A. Bierman, Reading, UK: Ithaca Press,

      On view at the J. Paul Getty Museum May 14 through Aug , Book of Beasts: The Bestiary in the Medieval World explores for the first time in a major museum exhibition the bestiary and its widespread influence on medieval art and culture. Urbanism, Architecture, and the Use of Space In the Indus civilization of to B.C.E., India developed one of the earliest urban societies in the world, along with an extensive trading economy to support it. The walled citadels in some early cities developed into elaborate palisades, walls, and moats to protect the multitude of Iron Age and medieval cities throughout much of the country.

      In , according to a British report, the inhabitants of the growing town of Abu Dhabi, established half a century earlier, included a number of Indian “traders and goldsmiths,” the forerunners of the UAE’s large Indian population of today. By the latter part of the century, there was an influx of families from southern Iran . The Phoenix Mosque and the Persians of Medieval Hangzhou - Ebook written by George A. Lane. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Phoenix Mosque and the Persians of Medieval .


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