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 Observations curieuses
(1,363 words)

‘Curious observations’

Gilles Fermanel

Date: 1668

Original Language: French


One of the four travellers, or possibly someone else, at least a well-informed person, seems to have decided to follow on from the success of Stochove’s earlier Voyage du Levant, first published in Brussels in 1643, which went through several editions. This person added a ‘cultural’ veneer, and in particular added more than 400 pages about Islam. The main text of the resultan…

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Carnoy-Torabi, Dominique, “ Observations curieuses”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 24 October 2019 <>

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