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Yāḳūt al-Rūmī (in English)

Abstract : Yaqut al-Rumi al-Hamawi (574 ou 575/1179-626/1229) was born from non Arab Christian parents in the Byzantine territory. He was taken as a slave by Muslims. He became a well known litterate and historiograph. He is the author of a a Dictionary of the literates (edited and translated) and of a Dictionary of the lands and localities (edited)
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Claude Gilliot. Yāḳūt al-Rūmī (in English). Bearman '(Peri), Th. Bianquis, etc. Encyclopaedia of Islam, second edition, XI, Leiden, Brill, p. 264-266, 2004. ⟨halshs-00643546⟩



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