• Accession Number: 2019-2c-00001
  • Recording Date: Saturday, 16 March 2019
  • Recorded By: Super User
Rousseau 1813
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1813 Lettre de M. Rousseau, consul-général de France a Alep, a M. Jouannin, consul-général de France a Memel, sur les chevaux arabes.

  • Description of good and undesirable points of the horse, comments on its place in the Bedouin household (mares valued equally to the women). Includes a hujjah in Arabic and translated into French, and a list of 18 strain names. Short quotations from Horace and Vergil about horses. (Michael Bowling) Strains mentioned: Kuheil, Djelfy, Scydi, Ménaki, Seglawoui, Dejdjan, Hemdani, Richan, Soueyti, Eubéyan, Behdan, Fezeidjan, Hedban, Toeyssan, Wednan, Choueimain, El-Sebbah, Mucherref, Abou Erkoub. Thanks to Kate McLachlan for sending us the articles and Michael Bowling for the overview.



  • Collection: Google Books
  • Location: online
  • Owner: public domain
  • Creator of Item: M. Rousseau
  • Publisher/Gallery: Fundgruben des Orients, Vienna, 1813, a periodical edited by Waclav Rzewusky

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