A Shi'ite Pilgrimage to Mecca, 1885-1886: The Safarnâmeh of Mirzâ Moḥammad Ḥosayn Farâhâni

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Western accounts of the Hajj, the ritual Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca, are rare, since access to Mecca is forbidden to non-Muslims. In the Muslim world, however, pilgrimage literature is a well-established genre, dating back to the earliest centuries of the Islamic era. A Shi???ite Pilgrimage to Mecca is taken from the original nineteenth-century Persian manuscript of the Safarnameh of Mirza Moḥammad Ḥosayn Farahani, a well-educated, keenly observant, Iranian Shi???ite gentleman. This memoir holds a wealth of ...

A Shi'ite Pilgrimage to Mecca, 1885-1886: The Safarnâmeh of Mirzâ Moḥammad Ḥosayn Farâhâni 1990, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

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