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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Ahmad ibn Fadlan

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Arab Travellers in the Far Northtrans. Privacy Policy Terms and Conditions. Each box has a ring from which depends a knife. He is usually assumed to have been ethnically Arab although there is no positive evidence to this effect. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript.

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On 21 June 11 safar AHa diplomatic party led by Susan al-Rassi, a eunuch in the caliph’s court, left Baghdad. With this arrangement, the former would receive financial and military help in exchange for paying religious-political homage to the Abbasids.


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Search WorldCat Find items in libraries near you. They are described as having bodies tall as date palm-trees, with blond hair and ruddy skin. An Arab Among the Vikings of Russia. Linked Data More info about Linked Data. Arabic Wikisource has original text related to this article: Besides other geographical treatises, it contains a fuller version of Ibn Fadlan’s text pp. Each man has an axea swordand a knifevadlans keeps each by him at all times. They string them as necklaces for their women.

Neil Schlager and Josh Lauer. 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. Gale Virtual Reference Library.

Russia Federation — Volga River Valley. Please verify that you are not a robot. Retrieved from ” https: In general, Ibn Fadlan recognized and judged the peoples reisfbericht central Eurasia he encountered by the possession and practice of Islam, along with their efforts put forth to utilize, implement, and foster Islamic faith and social practice in their respective society.


Reisebericth select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway. Their most prized ornaments are green glass beads. Similar Items Related Subjects: One noteworthy aspect of the Volga Bulgars that Ibn Fadlan focused on was their religion and the institution of Islam in these territories.

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Penguin,pp. He also describes in great detail the funeral of one of their chieftains a ship burial involving rape and human sacrifice. Additionally, the embassy was sent in response to a request by the king of the Volga Bulgars to help them against their enemies, the Khazars. As a growing number of scholars have observed, there seemed to be a political agreement between the Bulghar king and the Abbasid caliph.

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