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" the manufacturing of those curtains. successors, Abou Beker and Omar. As far as I could learn here, these tombs are also covered with precious stuffs, and in the shape of catafalques, like that of Ibrahim in the great mosque of Mekka. They are said to... "
Travels in Arabia: Comprehending an Account of Those Territories in Hadjaz ... - Page 141
by John Lewis Burckhardt - 1829
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Travels in Arabia: Comprehending an Account of Those Territories ..., Volume 2

John Lewis Burckhardt - Arabian Peninsula - 1829
...changed every six years, and that the income from several villages in Egypt was set apart at Cairo for the manufacturing of those curtains. successors, Abou...They are said to be placed in the following order : CH The largest being that of Mohammed, and the one above it Abou Beker s. The historian says, that...
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Chambers's Pocket Miscellany, Volume 12

1854
...pillars, in the interior of which are the tombs of Mohammed, and his two earliest friends and immediate successors, Abou Beker and Omar. As far as I could...catafalques, like that of Ibrahim in the great mosque of Mecca.' The old European tradition of Mohammed's coffin being suspended in the air, is unknown in the...
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Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to El-Madinah and Meccah

Sir Richard Francis Burton - Arabian Peninsula - 1856 - 492 pages
...about it, and preserving it as a relic. » Burckhardt, however, must be in error when he says, " The tombs are also covered with precious stuffs, and in...catafalques, like that of Ibrahim in the great mosque of Meccah." The eunuchs positively declare that no one ever approaches the tomb, and that he who ventured...
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Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah & Meccah: By Sir ..., Volume 2

Sir Richard Francis Burton - Arabian Peninsula - 1893
...agreed even upon so simple a point as this. i Burckhardt, however, must be in error when he says "The tombs are also covered with precious stuffs, and in...catafalques, like that of Ibrahim in the great Mosque of Meccah." The eunuchs positively declare that no one ever approaches the tomb, and that he who ventured...
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Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al Madinah and Meccah

Richard F. Burton, Sir Richard Francis Burton - History - 1994 - 914 pages
...agreed even upon so simple a point as this. i Burckhardt, however, must be in error when he says "The tombs are also covered with precious stuffs, and in...catafalques, like that of Ibrahim in the great Mosque of Meccah." The eunuchs positively declare that no one ever approaches the tomb, and that he who ventured...
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The Hajj: The Muslim Pilgrimage to Mecca and the Holy Places

F. E. Peters - Religion - 1996 - 399 pages
...or" which are the tombs of Muhammad, and his two earliest friends and immediate successors, Abu Baler and Omar. As far as I could learn here, these tombs are also covered with previous stuffs, and in the shape of catafalques, ¡ike that oí Ibrahim in the great mosque or Mecca....
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