‘The journey of the minister to ransom the captive’
Muḥammad ibn ʿAbd al-Wahhāb al-Ghassānī
Original Language: Arabic
The description given here is based on the Arabic text of al-Ghassānī’s account edited by Nūrī al-Jarrāḥ and published in 2002. Al-Ghassānī’s work is important for the insights it provides about the social, religious, and political characteristics of Spain in the 17th century.
The first part of al-Ghassānī's account is a description of the ar…