Ibn Fadlan and the Land of Darkness: Arab Travellers in the Far North (Peng…



In 922 AD, an Arab envoy from Baghdad named Ibn Fadlan encountered a party of Viking traders on the upper reaches of the Volga River. In his subsequent report on his mission he gave a meticulous and astonishingly objective description of Viking customs, dress, table manners, religion and sexual practices, as well as the only eyewitness account ever written of a Viking ship cremation. Between the ninth and fourteenth centuries, Arab travellers such as Ibn Fadlan journeyed widely and…



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ISBN 10 : 0735712654
ISBN 13 : 9780735712652

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ISBN 13 : 9781118003671

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ISBN 13 : 0525572945

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ISBN 13 : 4770050062

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ISBN 13 : 9780807531471

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ISBN 10 : 1848695020
ISBN 13 : 9781848695023

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