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Arabia Felix

Thomas, Bertram

Arabia Felix

across the "empty quarter" of Arabia

by Thomas, Bertram

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Published by J. Cape in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social life and customs,
  • Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Bertram Thomas ; with a foreword by T.E. Lawrence and appendix by Sir Arthur Keith
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS207 .T5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. L xxix, 396, [1] p., [23] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages396
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26574331M


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Thorkhild Hansen's Arabia Felix is about the fateful Danish Expedition to Yemen, a country virtually unknown to Europeans at the time. Although the book is very well-regarded in Denmark, Arabia Felix and his Slave Trilogy are all often out of Cited by:   Book Review: 'Arabia Felix: The Danish Expedition Of ,' By Thorkild Hansen Of the scholars who set out on a quest to Yemen, only one came back alive.

But don't let their looming doom. Arabia Felix is the spellbinding true story of a scientific expedition gone disastrously awry. On a winter morning in six men leave Copenhagen by sea—a botanist, a philologist, an astronomer, a doctor, an artist, and their manservant—an ill-assorted band of men who dislike and distrust one another from the start/5(16).

Arabia Felix is a perfect example of their best efforts. What a wonderful book. What a wonderful book. The Danish scientific expedition of to what we know today as Yemen was a comedy of errors from its preparatory stages through its first two years, and there was a very real threat that one expedition member may have been plotting the /5.

This vintage book is Bertram Thomas s travelogue, Arabia Felix. It is a factual account of his epic voyage across the vast southern desert of the Arabian Peninsula from /5. A Danish writer's recreation of six of his countrymen's midth century journeys into the then unknown world of the Yemen, or southwest Arabia.

The book has a period flavor, (either that or the translation has), and its stranger-than-fiction events are often the stuff of Hollywood adventures. Then too the dubbed in commentary does not help: ""Death has called them aside.

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The Danish Arabia expedition (Danish: Den Arabiske Rejse) was a Danish scientific Arabia Felix book to Egypt, Arabia and principal goal was to elucidate the Old Testament with additional research goals concerned with natural history, geography and cartography. It had six members of whom only Carsten Niebuhr survived, returning to Denmark in The journey has been Location: Middle East.

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On a winter morning in six men leave Copenhagen by sea--a botanist, a philologist, an. Arabia Felix is the spellbinding true story of a scientific expedition gone disastrously awry. On a winter morning in six men leave Copenhagen by sea--a botanist, a philologist, an astronomer, a doctor, an artist, and their manservant--an ill-assorted band of men who dislike and distrust one another from the start/5().

Arabia Felix is the spellbinding true story of a scientific expedition gone disastrously awry. On a winter morning in six men leave Copenhagen by sea—a botanist, a philologist, an astronomer, a doctor, an artist, and their manservant—an ill-assorted band of men who dislike and distrust one another from the start.

Book Reviews In The Refrains Of 'Arabia Felix,' A Reminder: Often The End Is Just A Start J • Of the scholars who set out on a quest to Yemen, only one came back : Thorkild Hansen. This vintage book is Bertram Thomas’s travelogue, “Arabia Felix&rdquo. It is a factual account of his epic voyage across the vast southern desert of the Arabian Peninsula from A fascinating page-turner that chronicles a stunning achievement likely never to be attempted Pages:   This is how Thorkild Hansen starts his book, Arabia Felix.

The Danish expedition of Hansen’s work was published inroughly two centuries after the Danish expedition took place, and by then, the adventures of the five men, the first European scholars to embark on a scientific expedition to Yemen, was well forgotten.

Arabia Felix, (Latin: “Happy, or Flourishing, Arabia”) in ancient geography, the comparatively fertile region in southwestern and southern Arabia (in present-day Asir and Yemen), a region that contrasted with Arabia Deserta in barren central and northern Arabia and with Arabia Petraea (“Stony Arabia”) in northwestern Arabia, which came under the suzerainty of imperial Rome.

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An NYRB Classics Original Arabia Felix is the spellbinding true story of a scientific expedition gone disastrously astray. On a winter morning in six men leave Copenhagen by sea a botanist, a philologist, an astronomer, a doctor, an artist, and their manservant an ill-assorted band of men who dislike and distrust one another from the start.

These are the members of Author: Thorkild Hansen. Arabia Felix The happy, lies still farther south and east, being bounded east by the Persian Gulf, south by the ocean between Africa and India, and west by the Red Sea. As this region did not immediately adjoin the Holy Land, it is not so frequently mentioned as the former ones.

Download PDF Arabia Felix book full free. Arabia Felix available for download and read online in other formats. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive.

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Product Information. This vintage book is Bertram Thomas s travelogue, Arabia Felix. It is a factual account of his epic voyage across the vast southern desert.

Buy Arabia Felix (Nyrb Classics) Main by Hansen, Thorkild, McFarlane, Kathleen, McFarlane, James, Thubron, Colin (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(22).

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The others were sucked into the rift between these two professors, and the resulting conflict would follow the men until their arrival in Arabia Felix.

Hansen’s book portrays Forsskål as a tireless Swede, striding forward in the name of science and learning but hiding his own discoveries in a code only to be deciphered by Linnaeus; Von Haven. This vintage book is Bertram Thomas's travelogue, "Arabia Felix." It is a factual account of his epic voyage across the vast southern desert of the Arabian Peninsula from A fascinating page-turner that chronicles a stunning achievement likely never to be attempted again, "Arabia Felix" would make for a worthy addition to any.

Arabia Felix | A riveting account of a landmark expedition that left only one survivor, now back in print for the first time in Felix is the spellbinding true story of a scientific expedition gone disastrously awry.

Arabia Felix before oblivion -- The classical world and Arabia Felix -- The Bible and the Queen of Sheba -- The Qur\'an, Arab tradition and Bilq\uBs -- 2. The rediscovery of Yemen -- The first westerner: Lodovico de Varthema -- Opportunities for travel: the Portuguese, the Dutch, and the English -- Acknowledging the problem: Carsten.

Arabia Felix is the spellbinding true story of a scientific expedition gone disastrously astray. On a winter morning in six men leave Copenhagen by sea—a botanist, a philologist, an astronomer, a doctor, an artist, and their manservant—an ill-assorted band of men who dislike and distrust one another from the start.

The number of accountants has increased all over the world, and their careers are flourishing. The demand for accounting services remains high, which is why it is tagged as one of the most promising professions today. This map of the Arabian Peninsula, published inshows Arabia Felix, Arabia Deserta, and Arabia Petraea.

Other regions included are Palestine, Mesopotamia, Chaldea, Persia, Aegyptus, and Aethiopia. A large number of towns are shown. The title cartouche includes nine vignette coins. The tribal and town names on the map are those used by Ptolemy. While Arabia Felix is, of course, a different book, in my mind it matches and in some ways exceeds Sea Biscuit in excellence.

It tells an intriguing story in an exciting manner. It is thoughtfully written, well researched, and well balanced, providing the right amount of the most important detail and context necessary to get the story across/5(18).

Arabia Felix The Danish Expedition of (Book): Hansen, Thorkild: "A riveting account of a landmark expedition that left only one survivor, now back in print for the first time in decades.

Arabia Felix is the spellbinding true story of a scientific expedition gone disastrously astray. On a winter morning in six men leave Copenhagen by sea--a botanist, a philologist, an. According to a popular proverb, often attributed to an anonymous Arabic source, “A book is like a garden carried around in one’s pocket.” If this is a true statement, then Stuart Munro-Hay’s long-announced Coinage of Arabia Pre-Islamic Coinage of the Yemen should be expected to represent the work of an ambitious gardener making the attempt to transform a jungle of .La Regina di Saba e il suo paese favoloso.

Memorie affascinanti che, pur confuse dall'accavallarsi di leggende corse per trenta secoli, restano vive, fissate dall'arte, dai testi sacri e dal profumo dell'incenso.

Il volume affronta il discorso in modo da considerare campi culturali e cronologici più vasti, fino a restituire un quadro di dati archeologici e storici nuovo, per restituire un.Book is in Like New / near Mint Condition. Will include dust jacket if it originally came with one. Text will be unmarked and pages crisp.

Satisfaction is guaranteed with every order. ARABIA FELIX: IMAGES OF YEMEN AND ITS PEOPLE By Pascal Marechaux - .