Table of contents for Ibn Fadlan's journey to Russia / translated with commentary by Richard N. Frye.

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CONTENTS
Preface
Introduction
Glossary of Terms and Titles
CHAPTER I	The Time and the Man
CHAPTER II	His Book and Geography
CHAPTER III	Translation of His Travels
	The Rus
	The Khazars
CHAPTER IV	Commentary on the Translation
	The itinerary through the realm of the Caliphate
	Remarks on Khwarazm
	The Turkic tribes
	Further itinerary of the trip
	The Bulghars or Saqaliba
	The Rus
	The Khazars
	Aftermath of the embassy
APPENDIX A	Other Muslim Accounts of the North
	The Strange Things of Creation by Qazwini
	The Tufhat al-Bab of Abu Hamid al-Mazini al-Garanati
	Commentary
APPENDIX B	General Remarks on Nomads and Conversion
APPENDIX C	Byzantine and Iranian Commercial Rivalry
APPENDIX D	Merchants in Inner Asia in Pre-Islamic Times
APPENDIX E	Byzantine and Sasanian Trade with Northeastern Russia
Bibliography

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Tatarstan (Russia) -- Description and travel.
Asia, Central -- Description and travel.
Bulgars (Turkic people) -- Russia (Federation) -- Volga River Region -- History.
Ibn Faòdlåan, Aòhmad, fl. 922 -- Travel -- Asia, Central.
Volga River Region (Russia) -- History.