Harun Al-Rashid and the World of the Thousand and One Nights

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Harun Al-Rashid and the World of the Thousand and One Nights - Clot, Andre, and Howe, J. (Translated by)
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The name of Harun al-Rashid still conjures up visions of the fabulous Orient. But the caliph of the "Thousand and One Nights" was no mere figure of legend. Son of a Yemeni slave who manoeuvred him onto the throne after murdering his elder brother, he reigned for nearly a quarter of a century to become the most celebrated caliph of the Abbasid dynasty. Known in the West as a cultural patron and as the ruler who sent exotic gifts to Charlemagne, Harun was also a soldier who waged war against the Byzantine empire, and a ...

Harun Al-Rashid and the World of the Thousand and One Nights 2001, Saqi Books, London

ISBN-13: 9780863561535

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Harun Al-Rashid and the World of the Thousand and One Nights 1998, New Amsterdam Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780941533652

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