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Arabic Teacher

Bologna

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North Africa

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Trickster Travels, A Sixteenth-century Muslim Between Worlds • Natalie Zemon Davis • BIOGRAPHY/MEMOIR • n this brilliant book one of the great scholars of early modern Europe re-imagines the life and times of Leo Africanus (al-Hasan al-Wazzan), the enigmatic Muslim traveler and geographer of the Renaissance.(NAF47, $30.00)

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Leo Africanus • Amin Maalouf • LITERATURE • A fictional memoir of the first 40 years in the life of Leo Africanus, a Muslim whose travels led him throughout the Mediterranean and North Africa in the 15th and 16th centuries.(MED55, $16.95)
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Leo Africanus • Amin Maalouf • LITERATURE • A fictional memoir of the first 40 years in the life of Leo Africanus, a Muslim whose travels led him throughout the Mediterranean and North Africa in the 15th and 16th centuries.(MED55, $16.95)


This was proposed by historian Leo ...

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This was proposed by historian Leo Africanus (1495-1554) who suggested the Greek word phrike (f????, meaning "cold and horror"), combined with the negating prefix a-, thus indicating a land free of cold and horror.


The Nile Valley: Middle Egypt

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According to 16th century Moorish geographer/historian Leo Africanus, Akhmim was the oldest city in Egypt.


About Kano

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A prominent historian, Leo Africanus, otherwise known as Alhassan bn Muhammad al-Wazzan al-Zayyati, visited Hausaland around 1512-1513 and described Kano inhabitants as skilled craftsmen and wealthy merchants.


About Kano

www.kaccima.org [cached]

A prominent historian, Leo Africanus, otherwise known as Alhassan bn Muhammad al-Wazzan al-Zayyati, visited Hausaland around 1512-1513 and described Kano inhabitants as skilled craftsmen and wealthy merchants.

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