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This e-book retells the tale of Sinbad the Sailor and recounts stories of the voyages on which he received his wealth, of the unusual peoples and monsters he encountered alongside the way in which and of lands past the horizon. It locations the fiction of Sinbad, popularised within the number of tales referred to as the Arabian Nights, into the context of medieval Cairo the place those stories have been initially advised. by way of retracing the historical past of those tales and the Arabian voyages of exploration and alternate which impressed them, and via studying smooth incarnations of Sinbad that experience seemed considering that his tales reached the West, this publication breathes new lifestyles into those historical stories of experience, magic and secret.

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