The History of al-Tabari Vol. 36: The Revolt of the Zanj A.D. 869-879/A.H. 255-265
Covering the years A.D. 869-79, details a rebellion in southern Iraq against the Abbasid caliphate that happened during the historian's lifetime. The latest in the 39-volume translation of al-Tabari's history of the Middle East, finished in A.D. 915. Well annotated. Paper edition (unseen), $16.95. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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