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A Residence of Eight Years in Persia Among the Nestorian Christians with Notices of the Muhammedans

By: Perkins, Justin (1805-1869)

Price: $1,200.00

Publisher: Andover, Allen, Morrill & Wardwell: 1843

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011309

Condition: Very Good


Justin Perkins was an American Presbyterian missionary and linguist. He was the first citizen of the United States to reside in Iran, and he became known for his work among the people there as an apostle to Persia. An eminent Syriac scholar the author spent the years from 1899 to 1841 in northwestern Persia. The author describes his voyage to Malta Constantinople to Trebizond Erzroom to Erivan Tabreez Oroomiah etc. with much of the book based on his journals on the spot over many years. Having learned the local vernacular from the Nestorian clergy, Perkins developed an alphabet ... View more info