E.J.W. Gibb Memorial Series Volume 3, No. 2

E.J.W. Gibb Memorial Series Volume 3, No. 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...as one of the body of commissioners he saw a man f. 299 cutting down a fruitful date-palm. This displeased him; so he remonstrated, vituperated, and threatened him. But the palm came down upon him, as he sat upon his beast, and killed them both. The rest of the members of the party took warning by him. oov "Blessed is he zvho is admonished by means of another than himself" The enumeration of the date-palms in the said year 779 was the first good deed he did of all the benefits he conferred. After that a supreme edict was issued to his wezir the judge Taqiyyu'd-Di'n 'Umer son of 'Ebu'l-Qasim son of Mu'aybid, commanding him to proceed to the Rahban districts on business that demanded the step. The said wezir was a man of good administration and perfect as a chief. He remained in those parts a certain space of time, settling their affairs and getting in their revenues. The Sultan went down to the palm-gardens, remaining there a space. He next proceeded to the seaside, and then returned to Zebfd in the latter part of the month of the latter Rebf (August, 1377) in this year 779. And when the custom of the (visit to the) palm-gardens came to a close in the vale of Zebi'd, the Sultan proceeded to the capital city of Ta'izz towards the end of the said month, and the wezi'r came to court at Ta'izz from the northern cantons, his entry to the capital of Ta'izz occurring on the 8th of the latter Jumada (nth October, 1377). The Sultan next undertook to go down to the west seaboard, his departure from Ta'izz taking place on Monday the 16th of the latter Jumada (19th October). He stayed there the remainder of Jumada, the whole of Rejeb, and the half of Sha'ban. In the course of his stay he installed the judge Muwaffaqu'dDin 'Aliyy son of Muhammed son...show more

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  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 213g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236521838
  • 9781236521835