Yemen

Khulasat Al-'Asjad Min Hawadith Al-Sharif Muhammad Bin Ahmad.

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Author:

Al-Bahkali, 'Abd al-Rahman.

Publisher:

Institut Francais De Damas

Publisher City:

DAMASCUS

Year:

2000

Edition:

First Edition

ISBN:

2901315577

Weight:

1000 g

Dimensions:

24*17

Reference ID:

21272

Quantity:

1

Keyword:

Yemen, History,  Biography, Al-Khayrat Muhammad Ibn Ahmad,

417 pp., Arabic text + (3), facsimile illsutrations of pages from the original manuscript, edited by Michel Toucherer & Adnan Darwich, publisher’s original wrappers, indexes. PIFD 181.
Khulasat al-'asjad, 'Abd al-Rahman al-Bahkali's chronicle for the period 1141/1728- 1184/1771, is a local history of the dynasty of Al Khayrat Abu al-Arish, sharifs of Tihama in the Yemen. The narrative qualities and the wealth of information make this chronicle one of the major works of yemenite historiography of the period. Page after page the author gives a detailed account of the relations, often of conflict, between different local groups and provides a lot of material on neighboring regions, from the Hijaz to Hadramawt

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