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11.14: Links to Primary Sources

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    12407
  • Scott C. Levi and Ron Sela eds, Islamic Central Asia: An Anthology of Historical Sources

    https://muse.jhu.edu/books/9780253013590

    Medieval Sourcebook:

    Ibn Battuta: Travels in Asia and Africa 1325 – 1354

    http://legacy.fordham.edu/halsall/so...ibnbattuta.asp

    Sacred Texts

    http://www.sacred-texts.com/asia/index.htm

    William of Rubruck’s Account of the Mongols

    http://depts.washington.edu/silkroad...s/rubruck.html

    Description of Mongol warfare from Friar John of Plano Carpini

    http://www.deremilitari.org/RESOURCE...ES/carpini.htm

    The Book of Dede Korkut

    https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Book_of_Dede_Korkut

    Ibn al-Athir: On The Tatars, 1220 – 1221CE

    https://legacy.fordham.edu/halsall/s...ir-mongols.asp

    Marco Polo: On the Tartars

    http://legacy.fordham.edu/halsall/so...mpolo44-46.asp

    Jalal ad-Din Rumi (1207 – 1273 CE): from The Masnavi, c. 1250 CE

    https://legacy.fordham.edu/halsall/s...mi-masnavi.asp

    Jalal-ad-Din Rumi (1207 – 1273 CE): The Fairest Land, c. 1250 CE

    https://legacy.fordham.edu/halsall/s...umi-poems2.asp

    Jalal ad-Din Rumi (1207 – 1273): Poems from the Divan-I Shams-I Tabriz, c. 1270 CE

    https://legacy.fordham.edu/halsall/s...umi-poems1.asp

    Hafiz (1325 – 1389 CE): Verses in Praise of God, c. 1370 CE

    https://legacy.fordham.edu/halsall/s.../1370hafiz.asp