Istanbul: Past and Present from Allama Shibli’s Travelogue

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Istanbul: Past and Present from Allama Shibli’s Travelogue

The “Safarnama-e-Roum-wa-Shaam-wa-Masr” of Allama Shibli is even today considered one of Urdu language’s classics. The journey to the Ottoman Empire covering parts of what is now Turkey, and parts of Syria and Egypt, was begun in 1892, by the legendary scholar, Allama Shibli Numani. This episode deals with a brief history of Istanbul and its present condition as witnessed by Allama Shibli during his sojourn of the historical city.

2020-12-16T09:05:33+05:30 December 16th, 2020|Ottoman, Shibli, Travelogues, Urdu Resources|

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