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The present volume is the travelogue of Eduard Sachau, who visited various sites throughout the Middle East in 1879-80. Sachau focuses primarily on issues pertaining to topography and geography.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
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SKU (ISBN): 978-1-61143-608-2
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Publication Status: In Print
Publication Date: Sep 27,2011
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 7 x 10
Page Count: 535
Language: German
ISBN: 978-1-61143-608-2
$214.00

In 1879-80, Eduard Sachau traveled to various sites in the Middle East in order to make a report on his travels and experiences there. The primary locations of Sachau’s journey include Damascus, Aleppo, Urfa, Mosul and Alexandria, though he also includes accounts of many smaller villages and sites around these cities. While many other travel narratives focus primarily on anthropology and interactions with various people groups, Sachau pays special attention to matters of topography of geography. Sachau also includes reports on various historical sites that he visits with discussions of archaeological ruins and inscriptions.

In 1879-80, Eduard Sachau traveled to various sites in the Middle East in order to make a report on his travels and experiences there. The primary locations of Sachau’s journey include Damascus, Aleppo, Urfa, Mosul and Alexandria, though he also includes accounts of many smaller villages and sites around these cities. While many other travel narratives focus primarily on anthropology and interactions with various people groups, Sachau pays special attention to matters of topography of geography. Sachau also includes reports on various historical sites that he visits with discussions of archaeological ruins and inscriptions.

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Eduard Sachau

  • SR. MAJESTAT KAISER WILHELM, (page 9)
  • Inhalt. (page 11)
  • EINLEITUNG. (page 15)
  • Kapitel I. Von Damascus bis Aleppo. (page 36)
  • Kapitel II.Reise von Aleppo bis Urfa. (page 160)
  • Kapitel III. Reise von Urfa uber Ragga nach Der. (page 261)
  • Kapitel IV. Reise von Der nach Mosul. (page 312)
  • Kapitel V. Reise von Mosul nach Alexandrette. (page 408)
  • Bemerkungen uber Geldwerth, Gewicht und Preise. (page 523)
  • Verzeichniss der Ortsnamen. (page 527)
  • Nachtrage und Berichtigungen (page 535)
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