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Travels to the coast of Arabia Felix

Henry Rooke

Travels to the coast of Arabia Felix

and from thence by the Red-Sea and Egypt, to Europe. Containing a short account of an expedition undertaken against the Cape of Good Hope. In a series of letters by Henry Rooke, ...

by Henry Rooke

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Published by printed for R. Blamire in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 822, no. 1.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationxi,[1],222p.
Number of Pages222
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16930627M

The Travels of Ludovico Di Varthema; In Egypt, Syria, Arabia Deserta and Arabia Felix book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers /5. A voyage to Abyssinia, and travels into the interior of that country in the years and ; in which are included, an account of the Portuguese settlements on the east coast of Africa, visited in the course of the Voyag; a concise narrative of late events in Arabia Felix; and some particulars respecting the aboriginal African tribes, extending from Mozambique to the borders of Egypt.

Travels to the City of Caliphs including a Voyage to the Coast of Arabia London: Henry Colburn, Two volumes in original cloth. First edition of an exceedingly rare volume of exploration in Arabia conducted by Wellsted’s friend, Lt. Ormsby of the Indian Navy. From the library of Ambassador Parker T. Hart, a gift of Jane Hart. Tim Mackintosh-Smith is an Englishman who is also an "Arabist," calling Sanaa, in the Yemen, home for over three decades. The Romans called the Yemen "Arabia Felix," the Happy Arabia due to its greenness and its wealth (the far eastern portions of the Yemen - present day Oman - provided the Frankincense that the Romans considered essential for dispatching their loved ones into the next world)/5(15).

The Travels of Ludovico Di Varthema in Egypt, Syria, Arabia Deserta and Arabia Felix, in Persia, India, and Ethiopia, A.D. to Ludovico di Varthema, John Winter Jones Hakluyt Society, - Arabian Peninsula - pages. Initial contacts. The volume of commerce between Rome and India via Red Sea and Arabian Sea was huge since the conquest of Egypt by the Romans in 30 BC, according to the historian Strabo: Roman vessels sailed every year from Berenice Troglodytica and many times touched southern Arabia Felix on their travel to India, while doing the Spice Route. Mostly in order to secure the maritime route.


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to by Varthema, Lodovico de, 15th cent; Jones, John Winter, ; Badger, George Percy, Arabian Sands is a book by explorer and travel writer Wilfred book focuses on the author's travels across the Empty Quarter of the Arabian Peninsula between and It attempted to capture the lives of the Bedu people and other inhabitants of the Arabian peninsula.

It is considered a classic of travel : Wilfred Thesiger.