Iranian Influence on Moslem Literature, Part I

Iranian Influence on Moslem Literature, Part I

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"[...]III), p. 399, and Ibn-ul-Fakih (ibid V), p. 267.] The remains of the structures, monuments of art from the Sasanian times and the ages preceding them attracted the attention of the Arabs and they have left descriptions of the same in more or less detail.[1] From the information of the same Musalman writers we possess accurate accounts of the inhabitants of Persia and their religions. Thus, for instance, Yakubi indicates that the inhabitants of Isfahan, Merv, and Herat, consisted mainly of high-born Dehkans.[2] Makdisi notices a considerable number of fire-worshippers in several provinces of Persia, for instance, Irak and Jibal.[3] [Footnote 1: Istakhri, p. 203, Ibn Hauqal, p, 266, 256, Makdisi pp. 396 and 445, Ibn Rusteh, p. 166.][...]."show more

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  • Paperback | 132 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 6.1mm | 213.19g
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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1507676956
  • 9781507676950