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Legends of the Early Caliphs; the Book of Golden Meadows; Mines of Precious Stones

by Masoudi

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  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Kessinger Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Novelty

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsCharles F. Horne (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11862085M
    ISBN 101425327672
    ISBN 109781425327675

    Item Details. A group of collectible semi-precious stones and a copy of the book Rocks and Their Stories by Carroll Lane Fenton and Mildred Adams Fenton, published by Doubleday Press in The stones include examples of a large amethyst cluster, agate, malachite, quartz, iron pyrite and more. That superstructure may consist of the valuable and lasting – gold, silver, precious stones; or the unworthy and fleeting – wood, hay, straw (v 12). (3) On the day of Christ’s return, all works will be declared and "revealed by fire".

    The Secret Language of Stones The Secret Language of Stones is the sequel to M.J. Rose's atmospheric The Witch of Painted Sorrows. Like the first title, Stones takes place in Paris. But not the Paris of the late 19th century, sunny, happy and . Among the early chronicles of the Arabs, as we have already stated, by far the most celebrated is the many-volumed work of Masoudi, called, the "Book of Golden Meadows." It is a collection of interesting and sometimes scandalous anecdotes about anything and everything in the past, but chiefly about the earlier caliphs.

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Legends of the Early Caliphs: The Book of Golden Meadows; Mines of Precious Stones by Masoudi and Charles F. Horne Overview - THIS 62 PAGE ARTICLE WAS EXTRACTED FROM THE BOOK: Sacred Books and Early Literature of the East: Medieval Arabic, Moorish, and Turkish, by Charles F.

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44 and Barradius in vol. 3, b chap. 3.Field's less pretentious anthology, Tales of the Caliphs (London, ), not mentioned by the translators, already includes several stories from the Meadows. Since the volume under review is subtided The Abbasids, the omission of whole chapters, including four on the rise of this dynasty and on chronology and the annual pilgrimage, is by: 1.