Ibn Fadlan’s Reisebericht. Front Cover. Ahmed Zeki Velidi Togan. Institut fur Geschichte der Arabisch-Islamischen Wissenschaften an der Johann Wolfgang. Ibn Fadlan’s Reisebericht. von A. Zeki Validi Togan. Front Cover. Aḥmad Ibn Faḍlān. Author, Aḥmad Ibn Faḍlān. Published, Export Citation. To write about Zeki Validi’s Ibn Fadlan is by no means an easy task. One 2) H. Ritter, Zum Text von Ibn Fadldn’s Reisebericht (ZDMG 96 [] S. 98?).

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Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours. Besides other geographical treatises, it contains a fuller version of Ibn Fadlan’s text pp. He also describes in great detail the funeral of one of their chieftains a ship burial involving rape and human sacrifice. Frye add that nothing can be said with certainty about his origin, his ethnicity, his education, or even the dates of his birth and death.

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Additionally, the embassy was sent in response to a request by the king of the Fadkans Bulgars to help them against their fadllans, the Khazars. Geography and cartography in medieval Islam. Your list has reached the maximum number of items. Each is tattooed from “the tips of his toes to his neck” with dark blue or dark green “designs” and all men are armed with an axe, sword and long knife. Neil Schlager and Josh Lauer.

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Their most prized ornaments are green glass beads. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. University of Chicago Press. Similar Items Related Subjects: Reisebericut der Wissenschaften, German View all editions and formats Rating: Penguin,pp.

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Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. The women wear neck-rings of gold and silver. Consequently, many of the peoples and societies to Ibn Fadlan were “like asses gone astray.

Some features of WorldCat will not be available. With this arrangement, the former would receive financial and military help in exchange for paying religious-political homage to the Abbasids. I have never seen more perfect physical specimens, tall as date palms, blond and ruddy; they wear neither tunics nor kaftansbut the men wear a garment which covers one side of the body and leaves a hand free.

Penguin Classics,pp. The Bulgar king had invited religious instruction as a gesture of homage to the Abbasids in exchange for financial and military support, and Ibn Fadlan’s mission as a faqih was one of proselytization as well as diplomacy. Other than the fact that he was both a traveler and a theologian in service of the Abbasid Caliphate, little is known about Ahmad Ibn Fadlan prior to and his self-reported travels.

Retrieved from ” https: Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. You may send this item to up to five recipients. As a growing number of scholars have observed, there seemed to be a political agreement between the Bulghar king and the Abbasid caliph.

Please re-enter recipient e-mail address es. Ibn Fadlanon the Rus merchants at Itil, One noteworthy aspect of the Volga Bulgars that Ibn Fadlan focused on was their religion and the institution of Islam in these territories.

Ahmad Ibn Fadlan and the diplomatic party utilized established caravan routes toward Bukharanow part of Uzbekistanbut instead of following that route all the way to the east, they turned northward in what is now northeastern Iran.

Reviews User-contributed reviews Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. Please enter your name. Preview this item Preview this item. Please enter recipient e-mail address es. Arab Travellers in the Far Northtrans. Slavs ] and the Bashkirs bin. Each man has an axea swordand a knifeand keeps each by him at all times. These were geisebericht Volga Bulgars; another group of Bulgars had moved westward in the 6th century, invading the country that today bears their name, and became Christians.

In that, his account contrasts with that of the Persian traveler Ibn Rustahwhose impressions of the Rus were more favourable.

It has been asserted that he was a faqih an espert in Islamic jurisprudence at the court of the Abbasid Caliph Al-Muqtadir.