Travellers In The Levant: Voyagers And Visionaries Sarah Searight

ISBN: 9780953970018

Published: April 1st 2001

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233 pages


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Travellers In The Levant: Voyagers And Visionaries  by  Sarah Searight

Travellers In The Levant: Voyagers And Visionaries by Sarah Searight
April 1st 2001 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 233 pages | ISBN: 9780953970018 | 10.74 Mb

Travelling in the Eastern Mediterranean was a common activity for the more adventurous of North European scholars in the 18th and 19th Centuries and many of the papers in this book discuss the adventures of Colonel Leake, Sir William Gell, EdwardMoreTravelling in the Eastern Mediterranean was a common activity for the more adventurous of North European scholars in the 18th and 19th Centuries and many of the papers in this book discuss the adventures of Colonel Leake, Sir William Gell, Edward Lear and Lady Hester Stanhope.

However there are also interesting studies of less well known Muslim and Italian travellers. Contents: Colonel Leake traveller and scholar (Malcolm Wagstaff)- William Martin Leake and the Greek Revival (Hugh Ferguson)- Leake in Kythera (Davina Huxley)- Straddling the Aegean: William Gell 1811-1813 (Charles Plouviez)- The Anger of Lady Hester Stanhope (Norman Lewis)- Jacob Jonas Bjornstahl and his Travels in Thessaly (Berit Wells)- the level of contact between East and West: pilgrims and visitors to Jerusalem and Constantinople from the 9th to the 12th Centuries (Peter Frankopan)- Muslim Travellers to Bilad al-Sham (Syria and Palestine) from the 13th to the 16th Centuries: Maghribi travel accounts (Yehoshua Frenkel)- Italian travellers to the Levant: retracing the Bible in a world of Muslims and Jews, 1815-1914 (Barbara Codacci)- The Norths in Syria, Egypt and Palestine, 1865-1866 (Brenda Moon)- The Pilgrimage to Budding Tourism: the role of Thomas Cook in the rediscovery of the Holy Land (Ruth Kark)- J F Lewis 1805-1876: mythology as biography (Emily Weeks)- Edward Lears Travels to the Holy Land: visits to Mount Sinai, Petra and Jerusalem (Hisham Khatib)- Oriental novellas in the works of Gerard de Nerval, 1840s (Marianna Taymanova).



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