The Islamic Empires

The Islamic Empires

Book - 2008
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Why do Muslims always wash before entering a mosque? Where can you see a tree made of gold and silver? Why should you avoid beating a sultan at chess? This title uncovers the mysteries of life in the ancient Islamic world. Discover what riding a camel across the desert was really like, why Islamic doctors were so good at healing their patients, and why the River Euphrates once turned black.
Publisher: Chicago : Raintree, c2008
ISBN: 9781410929112
Branch Call Number: j909.1 SPI
Characteristics: 64 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Spilsbury, Richard 1963-

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