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Book/Printed Material The oriental geography of Ebn Haukal, an Arabian traveller of the tenth century.

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Title

  • The oriental geography of Ebn Haukal, an Arabian traveller of the tenth century.

Names

  • Iṣṭakhrī, Ibrāhīm ibn Muḥammad, -957 or 958.
  • Balkhī, Aḥmad ibn Sahl, 849 or 850-934.
  • Muḥammad ibn Ḥauḳal, 10th century
  • Ouseley, William, 1767-1842.

Created / Published

  • London, Printed by Wilson for T. Cadell, and W. Davies, 1800,

Headings

  • -  Egypt--Historical geography
  • -  Middle East--Historical geography

Notes

  • -  Ascribed by Ouseley in his translation to Muḥammad ibn Ḥauḳal and by Sprenger in the catalogue of his manuscripts (no. 1) to Aḥmad ibn Sahl (Abü Zaid) al-Balkhī. In 921 al-Balkhī wrote a geographical work in which the maps were the important part. Ca. 951, al-Iṣṭakhrī wrote a revision of al-Balkhī's work, commonly known as the "Kitāb al-aḳāiīm," in which he extended the description of places. A second revision of al-Balkhī's work was made ca. 977 by Ibn Ḥauḳal. cf. M. J. de Goeje, Die Istakhrī-Balkhī frage (in Zeitschrift der Deutschen morgenländischen geselischaft, 25. bd., 1871, p. 42-58) and C. Brockelmann, Geschichte der arabischen litteratur, 1898, bd. 1, p. 229.
  • -  English title preceded by title in Persian.
  • -  From a Persian version of the "Masālik al-mamālik." cf. Pref., p. iii.

Medium

  • xxxvi, 327 p. fold. map. 28 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • DS6 .I87

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 03017835

OCLC Number

  • 2600505

Online Format

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  • online text

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Chicago citation style:

Iṣṭakhrī, Ibrāhīm Ibn Muḥammad, -957 Or 958, Aḥmad Ibn Sahl Balkhī, 10Th Century Muḥammad Ibn Ḥauḳal, and William Ouseley. The oriental geography of Ebn Haukal, an Arabian traveller of the tenth century. London, Printed by Wilson for T. Cadell, and W. Davies, 1800. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/03017835/.

APA citation style:

Iṣṭakhrī, I. I. M., Balkhī, A. I. S., Muḥammad Ibn Ḥauḳal, 1. C. & Ouseley, W. (1800) The oriental geography of Ebn Haukal, an Arabian traveller of the tenth century. London, Printed by Wilson for T. Cadell, and W. Davies. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/03017835/.

MLA citation style:

Iṣṭakhrī, Ibrāhīm Ibn Muḥammad, -957 Or 958, et al. The oriental geography of Ebn Haukal, an Arabian traveller of the tenth century. London, Printed by Wilson for T. Cadell, and W. Davies, 1800. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/03017835/>.