Al-Jabarti"s history of Egypt

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Published by Markus Wiener Publishers in Princeton, NJ .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Egypt -- History -- French occupation, 1798-1801,
  • Egypt -- History -- Mohammed Ali, 1805-1849

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

Statementedited and with an introduction by Jane Hathaway.
SeriesPrinceton series on the Middle East
ContributionsHathaway, Jane, 1962-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDT103 .J2813 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16799814M
ISBN 109781558764460, 9781558764477
LC Control Number2008017950

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The multi-volume chronicle of the Cairo scholar Abd al-Rahman al-Jabarti (), known in Arabic as caja-’ib al-atha-r fi- al-tara-jim wa-al-akhba-r, which translates roughly as The Most Wondrous Achievements: Biographies and Reports of Events, is the single most important primary source for the history of Egypt over nearly four.

The multi-volume chronicle of the Cairo scholar Abd al-Rahman al-Jabarti (), known in Arabic as Caja-'ib Al-Jabartis history of Egypt book fi-al-tara-jim wa-al-akhba-r, which translates roughly as The Most Wondrous Achievements: Biographies and Reports of Events, is the single most important primary source for the history of Egypt over nearly four centuries of Ottoman rule ().4/5(2).

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The multi-volume chronicle of the Cairo scholar Abd al-Rahman al-Jabarti (), known in Arabic as cAja-’ib al-atha-r fi- al-tara-jim wa-al-akhba-r, which translates roughly as The Most Wondrous Achievements: Biographies and Reports of Events, is the single most important primary source for the history of Egypt over nearly four centuries of Ottoman rule ().

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