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Along the musk routes: exchanges between Tibet and the Islamic world

Abstract:

From as early as the ninth century onwards, Arabic literature praises the quality of a typical and highly desirable product of Tibet, musk. In Arabic and Persian as well as Tibetan and Hebrew texts musk is discussed in a variety of genres such as geographical, zoological, religious and medical literature as well as in travellers' and merchants' accounts. These sources reveal an active trade route, which existed between Tibet and the Islamic world from the eighth century onwards. After discuss...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1163/157342008X307857

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Humanities Division - Oriental Studies Faculty
Ronit Yoeli-Tlalim More by this author
Arts and Humanities Research Council More from this funder
Publisher:
Brill Publisher's website
Journal:
Asian Medicine Journal website
Volume:
3
Issue:
2
Pages:
217-240
Publication date:
2007
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EISSN:
1573-4218
ISSN:
1573-420X
URN:
uuid:09af5569-af22-4664-99a3-41523e332a4c
Local pid:
ora:4280

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