Rory Stewart: Aleppan Manners, 16 February 2017
Show More Aleppo Observed: Ottoman Syria through the Eyes of Two Scottish Doctors, Alexander and Patrick Russell by Maurits H. van denBoogert.
Arcadian Library, 254 pp., £120, September 2015, 978 0 19 958856 5Show More
“... more about it. For Ralph Fitch, in 1594, Aleppo must have seemed one of the least exotic places he had seen in journeys that had already taken him to Fallujah, Baghdad, Basra, Hormuz (where he was arrested as a spy), Goa (where he was imprisoned), Agra (where ...”