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Travels Through Arabia and Other Countries in the East By Carsten Niebuhr Travels Through Arabia and Other Countries in the East I det hele taget g r den rejsende klogt i at indrette sig efter skikkene og t nkem den hos de nationer som han f rdes iblandt Kommer han i et selskab af stolte tyrkere s skal han ryge sin pibe tobak

  • Title: Travels Through Arabia and Other Countries in the East
  • Author: Carsten Niebuhr
  • ISBN: 11
  • Page: 166
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Travels Through Arabia and Other Countries in the East By Carsten Niebuhr I det hele taget g r den rejsende klogt i at indrette sig efter skikkene og t nkem den hos de nationer, som han f rdes iblandt Kommer han i et selskab af stolte tyrkere, s skal han ryge sin pibe tobak og drikke sin kaffe med en alvorlig mine uden at snakke for meget over for araberen skal han fort lle hvad han har set p sine rejser hos perseren skal han g re mange ko I det hele taget g r den rejsende klogt i at indrette sig efter skikkene og t nkem den hos de nationer, som han f rdes iblandt Kommer han i et selskab af stolte tyrkere, s skal han ryge sin pibe tobak og drikke sin kaffe med en alvorlig mine uden at snakke for meget over for araberen skal han fort lle hvad han har set p sine rejser hos perseren skal han g re mange komplimenter og n r han m der et selskab af kristne, som vil danse, s skal han ikke viser modvilje Han skal hele tiden t nke p , at hans rejseledsagere som regel kun er af ringe herkomst Han kan heraf have st rre nytte end af de fornemme morgenl ndinge, som kun i meget ringe grad bekymrer sig om en europ er, og som man sj ldent tr ffer i en karavane Get A Copy Kindle Store Online StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksApple BooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook DepositoryIndigoAlibrisBetter World BooksIndieBoundLibraries Or buy for Hardcover, 464 pages Published September 1st 1997 by Garnet Education first published May 1994 More Details Original Title Travels Through Arabia v 1 Folios Archive Library v 1 Folios Archive Library ISBN 1873938438 ISBN13 9781873938430 Edition Language English Other Editions 2 All Editions Add a New Edition Combine Less Detail edit details Friend Reviews To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up Reader QA To ask other readers questions about Travels Through Arabia and Other Countries in the Ea
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    1. Carsten Niebuhr

      Niebuhr was born the son of a small farmer in L dingworth now a part of Cuxhaven, Lower Saxony in what was then Bremen Verden He had little education, and for several years had to do the work of a peasant He was interested in mathematics, however, and managed to obtain some training in surveying.In 1760 one of his instructors suggested that Niebuhr join a scientific expedition being mounted by Niebuhr was born the son of a small farmer in L dingworth now a part of Cuxhaven, Lower Saxony in what was then Bremen Verden He had little education, and for several years had to do the work of a peasant He was interested in mathematics, however, and managed to obtain some training in surveying.In 1760 one of his instructors suggested that Niebuhr join a scientific expedition being mounted by Frederick V of Denmark to Egypt, Arabia and Syria Niebuhr studied mathematics for a year and a half before the expedition set out, and also managed to acquire some knowledge of Arabic The expedition sailed in January 1761, and, landing at Alexandria, ascended the Nile Proceeding to Suez, from where Niebuhr made a visit to Mount Sinai, in October 1762 the expedition sailed to Jeddah, and then journeyed overland to Mocha Here, in May 1763, the expedition s philologist, von Haven, died, and shortly afterwards its naturalist Peter Forssk l also died The remaining members of the expedition visited Sana, the capital of Yemen, but suffered from the climate and returned to Mocha Niebuhr seems to have preserved his own life and restored his health by adopting native dress and eating native food From Mocha the expedition continued to Bombay, the expedition s artist dying en route and the surgeon soon after landing Niebuhr was now the only surviving member He stayed in Bombay for fourteen months and then returned home by way of Muscat, Bushire, Shiraz and Persepolis His copies of the cuneiform inscriptions at Persepolis proved to be a key turning point in the decipherment of cuneiform, and the birth of Assyriology He also visited the ruins of Babylon making many important sketches , Baghdad, Mosul and Aleppo He seems also to have visited the Behistun Inscription in around 1764 After a visit to Cyprus he made a tour through Palestine, crossed the Taurus Mountains to Brussa, reached Constantinople in February 1767 and finally arrived in Copenhagen in the following November.Niebuhr married in 1773, and for some years held a post in the Danish military service, which enabled him to remain in Copenhagen In 1776 he was elected a foreign member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences In 1778 he accepted a position in the civil service of Danish Holstein, and went to reside at Meldorf Ditmarsh , where he died in 1815 He was the father of the historian Barthold Georg Niebuhr, who published an account of his father s life in 1817

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