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Important: the below titles are self-published and entirely self-financed, so please order only through this website.

Pieter van Woensel, Remarks, made on a journey through Turkey, Natolia, the Crimea and Russia, in the years 1784–89.

An English translation and commentary by Laban Kaptein in three parts, of Pieter van Woensel, Aanteekeningen vol. I (1791), with facsimile of the original Dutch publication.

(Remember, this 3-vols. edition is self-published, so please order through this website only. Thank you for your understanding.)


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This study of Islamic eschatology, and its vision of the End of the World, (the End Time), and the ‘Signs of the Last Hour’, offers a detailed analysis of the Islamic Antichrist Dajjal, against the background of the earliest Islamic traditions, Judeao-Christian lore, and an Iranian heritage offering even glimpses of an ancient reptilian shapeshifter.

(Remember, this book is self-published, so please order through this website only. Thank you for your understanding.)

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TitleApocalypse and the Antichrist Dajjal in Islam. Ahmed Bijan’s eschatology revisited.
AuthorLaban Kaptein
Year2011 (original Dutch 1997)
ISBN978‒90‒816096‒1‒6
Publisherprivately published (Laban Kaptein, Asch)
Dimensions240 mm × 160 mm × 14 mm, xviii, 230 pages, 410 g

Ahmed Bican Yazıcıoğlu, Dürr-i meknûn. Kritische Edition mit Kommentar. Laban Kaptein (Hg.)

dm-groot-207The first critical text edition of the Dürr-i Meknûn, the Turkish cosmography traditionally attributed to the famous dervish Ahmed Bican (Ahmed Bidjan, Bijan) Yazıcıoğlu. The publishing of this 15th century work, edited by the Dutch Turkologist Laban Kaptein, is particularly significant for research into culture and language in the early Ottoman period.

(Remember, this book is self-published, so please order through this website only. Thank you for your understanding.)  

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TitleAhmed Bican Yazıcıoğlu, Dürr-i meknûn.
Kritische Edition mit Kommentar. Laban Kaptein (Hg.)
AuthorLaban Kaptein, Ahmed Bican Yazıcıoğlu
Year2007
ISBN978‒90‒9021408‒5
Publisherprivately published (Laban Kaptein, Asch)
TypographyEyal Holtzman
FontsAdobe Jenson Pro, Winsoft Tasmeem, Kristal Open Caps, Castle Fleurons, Cloister Open Face BT, Arno Pro
Dimensions325 mm × 252 mm × 62 mm, 660 pages, 3,4 kg (excl. box)
PaperButterfly 120 g
Bindingdeerskin leather (Undyed and in natural state. Evidence of the animal’s outdoor life may be visible in minor blemishes in the hide.)

Laban Kaptein, Eindtijd en Antichrist (ad-Daggâl in de Islam) — Eschatologie bij Ahmed Bîcân († ca. 1466)

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This study in the Dutch language of Islamic eschatology, and its vision of the End of the World, (the End Time), and the ‘Signs of the Last Hour’, offers a detailed analysis of the Islamic Antichrist Dajjal, against the background of the earliest Islamic traditions, Judeao-Christian lore, and an Iranian heritage offering even glimpses of an ancient reptilian shapeshifter.

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TitleEindtijd en Antichrist (ad-Daggâl in de Islam). Eschatologie bij Ahmed Bîcân († ca. 1466).
AuthorLaban Kaptein
Year1997
ISBN90‒73782‒90‒2
PublisherLeiden, Onderzoekinstituut CNWS
Dimensions240 mm × 160 mm × 14 mm; xii, 280 pages, 540 g
Extrascontains integral b/w facsimile of Dürr-i meknûn, Chapter 17 (Leiden MS Cod. Or. 1301)

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