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Title: Travel in the Medieval Islamic World: The Importance of Patronage as Illustrated by ‘Abd al-Latif al-Baghdadi (and other littérateurs)
Authors: Toorawa, Shawkat
Keywords: Travel, patronage, 'Abd al-Latif al-Baghdadi
Issue Date: 2004
Citation: In Eastward Bound: Travel and Travellers, 1050-1550, ed. Rosamund Allen (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2004), 57-70
Abstract: Discussion of travel in the Middle Ages has typically focused on pilgrimage, travel in search of knowledge, or adventure. This article draws attention to patronage as an important, understudied, motivator of travel. It also proposes other motivators.
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