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Samarkand

  • 232 Pages
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Flammarion
Islamic studies, Oriental art, Photographs: collections, Places & peoples: general interest, Islamic Art, History Of Architecture+, Architecture, Uzbekistan, Asian, International Architecture - Asian, Architecture / General, Art / General, Ge
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8841097M
ISBN 102080111698
ISBN 139782080111692

The book “Samarkand” tells of the Chassidic underground in Samarkand with the far-reaching impact it had on other Jews. It describes how much sacrifice and difficulty these individuals and the community at large had to go through in order to maintain the uniqueness of Jewish life.

Samarkand is a beautifully and skillfully told tale told between two times. The first in the time of Omar al khayyam the persian scientist, astrologist and poet, the second about the American Benjamin Omar Lesage an american journalist and adventure.

Both driven by love and curiosity. As for my opinion in the novel/5(69). Samarkand Samarkand book a historical fiction novel by the French-Lebanese writer Amin Maalouf. The first half of the story is set in Persia (present day Iran) and Central Asia in the 11th century, and revolves around the scientist, philosopher, and poet Omar Khayyám/5.

Samarkand tells the story of Omar Khayyam and the writing of his Rubaiyaat. It crosses that biographical story with the story of an American scholar who discovers the real book later, in the midst of a journey to the Middle East.

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The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Amin Maalouf. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

The main characters of this historical, historical fiction story are,/5. Samarkand (/ ˈ s æ m ər k æ n d /; Uzbek: Samarqand; Persian: سمرقند ‎; Russian: Самарканд), alternatively Samarqand, is a city in south-eastern Uzbekistan and one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in Central is evidence of human activity in the area of the city from the late Paleolithic era, though there is no direct evidence of when Samarkand was Country: Uzbekistan.

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Over hundreds of years, various ethnic groups have passed through Samarkand, sharing and influencing each other's cuisine and leaving their culinary stamp.

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The Amulet of Samarkand book. Read 4, reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Nathaniel is a boy magician-in-training, sold to the gov 4/5. Samarkand, renowned and award-winning Lebanese-French author Amin Maalouf’s second novel, was published to critical acclaim in French in and translated into English by.

Samarkand is nothing like the books I normally read, and as such was surprising to find the first two parts to be gripping, exquisite looks into a less known section of history.

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