The History of Persia; containing the Lives and Memorable actions of its Kings from the first erecting of the Monarchy to this Time; and exact Description of all its Dominions; a curious Account of India, China, Tartary, Kermon, Arabia, Nixabur and the Islands of Ceylon and Timor; as also of all Cities occasionally mention'd, as Schiras, Samarkand, Bokara, &c. Manners and Customs of those People, Persian Worshippers of Fire; Plants, Beasts, Product, and Trade; with many instructive and pleasant Digressions, being remarkable Stories or Passages, occasionally occurring, as Strange Burials, Burning of the Dead, Liquors of several Countries, Hunting, Fishing, Practice of Physick; famous Physicians in the East; Actions of Tamerlan, &c.; to which is added, an abridgment of the Lives of the Kings of Harmuz, or Ormuz; the Persian History written in Arabick, by Mirkond, a Famous Eastern author that of Ormuz, by Torunxa, King of that Island, both of them Translated into Spanish, by Antony Teixeira, who liv'd several years in Persia and India and now render'd into English

Resource Type : Book
Author : Mirkond
Stevens, John Capt.
Year/Date of Publication : 1715
Subject : History of Asia
Publisher : Thomas Brown
Place of Publication : London
Language : Old English
Pages/Folios : 416p.
Identifier : BK_00046260
Digitization Sponsor : Government of Maharashtra

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