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Monks of Kûblâi Khân, Emperor of China

Monks of Kûblâi Khân, Emperor of China

or, The history of the life and travels of Rabban Ṣâwmâ, envoy and plenipotentiary of the Mongol khâns to the kings of Europe, and Markôs who as Mâr Yahbh-Allâhâ III became Patriarch of the Nestorian Church in Asia.

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Published by Religious Tract Society in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ṣâumā, Rabban, d. 1293?,
  • Yabhalāhā III, Patriarch of the Nestorians, 1244?-1317.,
  • Voyages and travels.,
  • Nestorians.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTranslated from the Syriac by E. A. Wallis Budge. With 16 plates and 6 illus. in the text.
    ContributionsBudge, E. A. Wallis Sir, 1857-1934 tr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS752 .Y55
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 335 p.
    Number of Pages335
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6727814M
    LC Control Number29010247
    OCLC/WorldCa1102367

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