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 Naukeurige beschrijvinge van ...
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‘An accurate description of...’

Olfert Dapper

Date: 1668-88

Original Language: Dutch


Olfert Dapper was a prolific writer of books on ‘foreign parts’, although he never travelled outside The Netherlands. His books are compilations of materials gathered from a variety of sources, such as travelogues, letters and interviews. Between 1668 and 1688, he published a series of eight volumes, all beginning with Naukeurige  beschrijvinge  van ... (‘An accurate description of …’). Dapper…

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Steenbrink, Karel, “ Naukeurige beschrijvinge van ...”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 09 March 2021 <>
First published online: 2015

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