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Medieval Routes to Mecca : The Darb Zubaidah from Kufa to Mecca (Hardcover) (Saad Al-rashid)

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This large format illustrated reference is the only mainstream history of the Darb Zubaidah—the early Muslim pilgrim trails to Mecca and Medina coming down from Iraq. Established during the Abbasid Caliphate, this desert route brought travelers in their hundreds of thousands down from Kufa for the annual Hajj pilgrimage.

A unique work of scholarship enlivened by illustrations, charts and maps.

Professor Saad Al-Rashid is a leading Saudi scholar on the early Abbasid period of history and works on archaeological sites across the trail.

This large format illustrated reference is the only mainstream history of the Darb Zubaidah?the early Muslim pilgrim trails to Mecca and Medina coming down from Iraq. Established during the Abbasid Caliphate, this desert route brought travelers in their hundreds of thousands down from Kufa for the annual Hajj pilgrimage.

A unique work of scholarship enlivened by illustrations, charts and maps.

Professor Saad Al-Rashid is a leading Saudi scholar on the early Abbasid period of history and works on archaeological sites across the trail.

Number of Pages: 236.0
Genre: Photography, History, Religion + Beliefs
Sub-Genre: Middle East / General, Islam / History, Photojournalism
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Consortium Book Sales & Dist
Author: Saad Al-rashid
Language: English
Street Date: January 9, 2018
TCIN: 14458788
UPC: 9781908531254
Item Number (DPCI): 247-07-8770

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