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The voyage of the Pharos

Sir Walter Scott

The voyage of the Pharos

Walter Scott"s cruise around Scotland in 1814

by Sir Walter Scott

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Published by Scottish Library Association in Hamilton .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland
    • Subjects:
    • Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832 -- Diaries.,
    • Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832 -- Travel -- Scotland.,
    • Authors, Scottish -- 19th century -- Diaries.,
    • Scotland -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWalter Scott.
      GenreDiaries.
      ContributionsScottish Library Association.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR5334 .V69 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination120 p. :
      Number of Pages120
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL112424M
      ISBN 100900649461
      LC Control Number99232957
      OCLC/WorldCa40143940

      The actual details of the expeditions are chronicled in Heyerdahl's book "The Ra Expeditions" and a documentary film In , Heyerdahl would build yet one more reed boat, this time a large ship named the Tigris which he successfully navigated from Iraq through the Persian Gulf, into the Indian Ocean to Pakistan, and then across to the Red Sea. It might seem incredible to many that mariners so long ago could have circumnavigated Africa. However, scholars believe that Pharaoh Necho did commission such an expedition and that such a journey was possible, given the skills and knowledge of the time. “Such a voyage is perfectly feasible,” states historian Lionel Casson.

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      Little is known of the everyday lives of ordinary people in ancient Egypt, but excavations at the village of Deir el-Medina have provided a unique opportunity to reconstruct the daily life of one particular group - the workmen who built the tombs of the pharaohs in the nearby Valley of the Kings. The Tomb-Builders of the Pharaohs brings to life the people who lived and died at Deir el-Medina 5/5(1). In The Book of the Pharaohs, Pascal Vernus and Jean Yoyotte offer an indispensable, basic reference to the full human reality of royal Egypt. The Book of the Pharaohs is an encyclopedia made up of short essays on the pharaohs themselves, as well as on places, dynasties, personages, subjects, and themes relating to the kings and their : Pascal Vernus.


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