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Beckingham, C. F. (Charles Fraser) 1914-1998

Overview
Works: 96 works in 340 publications in 7 languages and 6,404 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Biography  Maps  Church history  Conference papers and proceedings  Personal narratives  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bibliography  Legends 
Roles: Translator, Editor, Author, Other, Author of introduction, Correspondent
Classifications: G161, 916.3
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Most widely held works by C. F Beckingham
Some records of Ethiopia, 1593-1646, being extracts from the History of High Ethiopia or Abassia, by Manoel de Almeida, together with Bahrey's History of the Galla by C. F Beckingham( )

33 editions published between 1954 and 2017 in English and German and held by 1,279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The selections from Almeida describe the country and its people and the journeys of Jesuit missionaries attempting to enter or leave Ethiopia
The travels of Ibn Baṭṭūṭa, A.D. 1325-1354 by Ibn Batuta( )

15 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 1,231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vol. 1: Covers travels in North-West Africa, Egypt, Syria, and to Mecca.<br /> Vol. 2: Covering southern Persia, Iraq, southern Arabia, East Africa, the Persian Gulf, Asia Minor and South Russia. <br /> Vol. 3: Covering Turkestan, Khurasan, Sind, north-western India and Delhi, including an account of the reign of Sultan Muhammad ibn Tughluq. <br /> Vol. 4: The translation completed with annotations by C.F. Beckingham.<br /> Vol. 5: Index to volumes 1-4 compiled by A.D.H. Bivar
The Prester John of the Indies; a true relation of the lands of the Prester John, being the narrative of the Portuguese embassy to Ethiopia in 1520 by Francisco Alvares( Book )

48 editions published between 1961 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The translation of Lord Stanley of Alderley (1881; First Series 64), revised and edited with additional material by C.F. Beckingham and G.W.B. Huntingford. Follows on from Second Series 114, with which the main pagination is continuous. Chapters 89-142 of Alvares, with the narrative of the return to Portugal, a translation of a seventeenth-century Ethiopian description of Aksum, and accounts of the rock-cut churches at Lalibala and certain other matters
The travels of Ibn Battuta, AD 1325-1354 by Ibn Batuta( )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

COVER; CONTENTS; LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS; FOREWORD TO VOLUME FOUR; CHAPTER XV: From Dihli to Kinbaya; CHAPTER XVI: South India; CHAPTER XVII: The Maldives; CHAPTER XVIII: Ceylon; CHAPTER XIX: Coromandel, Malabar and the Maldives; CHAPTER XX: Bengal and Assam; CHAPTER XXI: South-east Asia; CHAPTER XXII: China; CHAPTER XXIII: From China to Morocco; CHAPTER XXIV: Spain; CHAPTER XXV: The Country of the Blacks; BIBLIOGRAPHY
The Prester John of the Indies : a true relation of the lands of the Prester John; being the narrative of the Portuguese ambassy to Ethiopia in 1520 by Francisco Alvares( )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Atlas of the Arab world and the Middle East by Netherlands) Djambatan (Firm : Amsterdam( )

16 editions published in 1960 in English and Dutch and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travels to discover the source of the Nile by James Bruce( Book )

17 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experiences of the Scottish explorer who rediscovered the source of the Nile on November 4, 1770
Between Islam and Christendom : travellers, facts, and legends in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance by C. F Beckingham( Book )

16 editions published between 1983 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hebrew letters of Prester John by Johannes( Book )

10 editions published in 1982 in English and Multiple languages and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prester John, the Mongols, and the Ten Lost Tribes( Book )

10 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Prester John of the Indies A True Relation of the Lands of the Prester John, being the narrative of the Portuguese Embassy to Ethiopia in 1520, written by Father Francisco Alvares. Volumes I-II by George Wynn Brereton Huntingford( )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS -- Contents -- ILLUSTRATIONS AND MAPS -- ABBREVIATIONS -- INTRODUCTION -- NOTE O N TRANSLITERATION -- SUMMARY OF THE PORTUGUESE JOURNEY -- A TRUE RELATION OF THE LANDS OF THE PRESTER JOHN -- A TRUE RELATION OF THE LANDS OF THE PRESTER JOHN -- THE JOURNEY WHICH WAS MADE FROM THE COUNTRY OF THE PRESTER JOHN -- APPENDIXES By G. W. B. Huntingfor -- I A seventeenth-century description of Aksum -- II The rock-cut churches of Lalibala -- III The tabot -- IV The Ethiopain Calendar -- V Official titles and terms used by Alvares -- VI Notes on maps -- 1. Gastaldi's map of 1564, by R.A. Skelton -- 2. Modern maps -- VIII Gazetteer of place-names -- BIBLIOGRAPHY -- INDEX
The achievements of Prester John: an inaugural lecture delivered on 17 May 1966 by C. F Beckingham( Book )

9 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some records of Ethiopia, 1593-1646 by C. F Beckingham( Book )

6 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The selections from Almeida, translated and edited, describe the country and its people and the journeys of Jesuit missionaries attempting to enter or leave Ethiopia. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1954
Prester John of the Indies( )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The translation of Lord Stanley of Alderley (1881; First Series 64), revised and edited with additional material by C.F. Beckingham and G.W.B. Huntingford. The first 88 chapters, representing the mission of Dom Rodrigo de Lima, from his landing at Massawa on the west coast of the Red Sea in April 1520 to his re-embarking there six years later, the first European embassy known to have reached the Ethiopian court and returned in safety. Continued in the following volume (Second Series 115), with which the main pagination is continuous. _x000B__x000B_This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1961
The Itinerário of Jerónimo Lobo by Jerónimo Lobo( Book )

7 editions published in 1984 in English and Italian and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Samuel Johnson's first book, A Voyage to Abyssinia (1735), was an English translation of Joachim Le Grand's French version of the manuscript account of the travels to Abyssinia of Father Jerónimo Lobo, a seventeenth-century Portuguese Jesuit missionary."--Introduction (page xxiii)
Ethiopian studies; papers read at the Second International Conference of Ethiopian Studies (Manchester University, July 1963) by C. F Beckingham( Book )

8 editions published between 1963 and 1983 in English and Danish and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Itinerário, e outros escritos inéditos [por] Jerónimo Lobo by Jerónimo Lobo( Book )

9 editions published in 1971 in 3 languages and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Islam by C. F Beckingham( Book )

2 editions published between 1969 and 2009 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arabic texts and the Hakluyt Society by C. F Beckingham( Book )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Prester John of the Indies : a true relation of the Lands of the Prester John being the narrative of the Portuguese embassy to Ethiopia in 1520 by Francisco Alvares( )

2 editions published between 1961 and 2016 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Some records of Ethiopia, 1593-1646, being extracts from the History of High Ethiopia or Abassia, by Manoel de Almeida, together with Bahrey's History of the Galla
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The travels of Ibn Baṭṭūṭa, A.D. 1325-1354The Prester John of the Indies; a true relation of the lands of the Prester John, being the narrative of the Portuguese embassy to Ethiopia in 1520The Prester John of the Indies : a true relation of the lands of the Prester John; being the narrative of the Portuguese ambassy to Ethiopia in 1520Prester John, the Mongols, and the Ten Lost TribesThe Prester John of the Indies A True Relation of the Lands of the Prester John, being the narrative of the Portuguese Embassy to Ethiopia in 1520, written by Father Francisco Alvares. Volumes I-IIIslam
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Beckingham, C. F.

Beckingham, C.F. 1914-1998

Beckingham, C. F. (Charles Fraser)

Beckingham, C. F. (Charles Fraser), 1914-

Beckingham, Charles F.

Beckingham, Charles Fraser

Beckingham, Charles Fraser, 1914-

Beckingham, Charles Fraser 1914-1998

Beckinghan, C.

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