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Ibn Fadlan: an Arab Among the Vikings of Russia Overview In 921, the Arab traveler Ahmad ibn Fadlan (fl. 920s) went on a diplomatic mission to what is now Russia. There he encountered numerous Turkic ... Read more
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Ahmad Ibn Fadlan fl. 920s Arab Traveler A theologian in the court of the Abbasid Caliph al-Muqtadir (fl. 908-932), Ahmad ibn Fadlan in the early 920s participated in a diplomatic mission from Baghdad ... Read more
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Ahmad Ibn Fadlan Tenth Century Ahmad Ibn Fadlan lived near the city of Baghdad (in what is now Iraq) during the early 900s. Although not an Arab himself, Ibn Fadlan was an Islamic scholar, and he ser... Read more