Ibn Hawqal

   Arab geographer whose 10th-century Picture of the Earth is an historical geography (q.v.) of Muslim and Byzantine lands that includes economic information not found in Byzantine historical sources, e.g., a description of commerce and taxation in Antalya (qq.v.). His maps indicate some Byzantine themes (q.v.).

Historical Dictionary of Byzantium . .

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