Trickster travels a sixteenth century muslim between worlds davis dr natalie zemon on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers trickster travels a sixteenth century muslim between worlds. Trickster travels a sixteenth century muslim between worlds review zur shalev renaissance quarterly volume 60 number 1 spring 2007 pp 157 158 review published by renaissance society of america for additional information about this article access provided at 22 mar 2020 1906 gmt from scholarly communication https musejhuedu . Found this book tough going as it is a proper history book of a muslim traveller living in rome for nine years i was fascinated to read how much literary endeavours were undertaken by the muslim noblemen of the 16th century at the tail end of muslim power in the world much like the western travellers of today touring the world. A sixteenth century muslim between worlds trickster travels is a masterpiece of the historians craft and craftiness a brilliant storyteller natalie zemon davis reconstructs the life of al hasan al wazzan the great renaissance geographer known to the west as leo africanus and what a life it was exile from muslim spain in the wake . It served as a rich source of geographical and historical information on interior africa well into the nineteenth century yet the hero of trickster travels is in fact a much less familiar character al hasan ibn muhammad al wazzan al fasi whereas leo africanus is a geographical author to be quoted or refuted on african matters al hasan al
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