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The New Encyclopaedia of Islam

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The New Encyclopaedia of Islam book cover
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As Eid al-Adha is celebrated by Muslims all over the world, pilgrims have gathered in Mecca for the annual big pilgrimage, the haj. Cyril Glassé, a leading specialist on Islam, whose 750-page New Encyclopaedia of Islam, published by Horizon Editions, has just appeared in its fourth edition.