Ultime Voyage pour La Mecque. Les inventaires apres décés de pélerins morts a` Damas vers 1700.

Establet, Colette & Pascual, Jean-Paul.

Book ID: 12687

ISBN:      2901315437


8vo. 222 pp., 1 plan, numerous tables, publisher’s original wrappers, title printed in red & black, biblio, appendices, Institut Français de Damas, 1998.


A very interesting inventory of pilgrims who died in Damascus in 1700 on their way to Makkah. The two authors discusses the dangerous road taken by pilgrims to Makkah, the material condition facing the pilgrims, and the role of the Syrian pilgrimage caravan in the international commerce of the eighteenth century.

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