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Voyage on the Tigris

Mushirul Hasan

in Exploring the West

Published in print August 2009 | ISBN: 9780198063117
Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199080199 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063117.003.0052
Voyage on the Tigris

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The author continues his pilgrimage to Nejif and presents an account of the camals of Husseiny and Assuffy. He praises the late Nabob Assuf ad Dowleh and describes the cities of Hilla and Nejif, the Mausoleum of Aly, religious contemplation, his return to Bagdad, reasons why he first went to live with the British Consul, Mr Jone's mode of living, and manner of travelling in Irac. The author embarks on the Tigris.

Keywords: Nejif; pilgrimage; camals; Husseiny; Assuffy; Hilla; Mausoleum of Aly; religious contemplation; Bagdad; Tigris

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