Abd al-Rahman bin Hasan bin Burhan al-Din al-Jabarti
عبد الرحمن بن حسن بن برهان الدين الجبرتي
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The multi-volume chronicle of the Cairo scholar Abd al-Rahman al-Jabarti (1754-1825), known in Arabic as cAja-’ib al-atha-r fi- al-tara-jim wa-al-akhba-r, which translates roughly as The Most Wondrous Achievements: Biographies and Reports of Events, is the single most important primary source for the history of Egypt over nearly four centuries of Ottoman rule (1517-1882).
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