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 Agon, sulthan van Bantam. Treurspel in vyf bedryven
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‘Agon, Sultan of Bantam. Tragedy in five acts’

Onno Zwier van Haren

Date: 1769

Original Language: Dutch


Agon, sulthan van Bantam covers 76 pages in C.G. de Waard’s 1979 edition. The narrative is based on accounts of the struggle for power in Western Java between the VOC (the Dutch East India Company) and the ruler of Bantam, Abū l-Fatḥ ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ, also known as ‘Ageng’ (the great), between 1680 and 1684. According to the historic…

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Speelman, Gé, “ Agon, sulthan van Bantam. Treurspel in vyf bedryven”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 11 December 2019 <>

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