The Land of Midian (Revisited) — Volume 2
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The Land of Midian (Revisited) — Volume 2

By Sir Richard Francis Burton
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Table of Contents
  • CONTENTS
    • PART II. The March Through Central and Eastern Midian. (Continued)
  • PART II. The March Through Central and Eastern Midian. (Continued.)
  • Chapter XI. The Unknown Lands South of the HismáRuins of Shuwák and Shaghab.
  • Chapter XII.
  • Chapter XIII. A Week Around and upon the Shárr MountainRésumé of the March Through Eastern or Central Midian.
  • Chapter XIV. Down South—to El-WijhNotes on the Quarantine—the Hutaym Tribe.
  • NOTE.
  • Chapter XV. The Southern Sulphur-hill—the Cruise to El-Haurá—Notes on the Baliyy Tribe and the Volcanic Centres of North—Western Arabia.
  • Chapter XVI. Our Last March—the Inland Fort—Ruins of the Gold-mines at Umm El-Karáyát and Umm El-Haráb.
  • Chapter XVII. The March Continued to El-BadáDescription of the Plain Badais.
  • Chapter XVIII. Coal a "Myth"—March to Marwát—Arrival at the Wady Hamz.
  • Chapter XIX. The Wady Hamz—the Classical Ruin—Abá'l-Marú, the Mine of "Marwah"—Return to El-Wijh—Résumé of the Southern Journey.
  • THIRD JOURNEY.
  • THE RETURN TO EGYPT.
  • APPENDIX IV. BOTANY AND LIST OF INSECTS.
  • SECTION I.
  • SECTION II.
  • APPENDIX V.
    • METEOROLOGICAL NOTES ON TRAVELLING IN MIDIAN.
  • OBSERVATIONS TAKEN DURING FIRST MARCH BETWEEN DECEMBER 19, 1877, AND FEBRUARY 18, 1878
  • OBSERVATIONS TAKEN DURING SECOND MARCH TO THE HIMSÁ PLATEAU, SOUTH-EASTERN MIDIAN, BETWEEN FEBRUARY 19 AND MARCH 8, 1878.
  • OBSERVATIONS TAKEN ON BOARD "MUKHBIR" IN SHARM YÁHÁRR, BETWEEN MARCH 8 AND MARCH 12, 1878.
  • OBSERVATIONS TAKEN DURING EXCURSION (SECOND MARCH) ON AND AROUND THE SHÁRR MOUNTAIN, BETWEEN WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18, AND MONDAY, MARCH 18, 1878.
  • OBSERVATIONS TAKEN ON BOARD SCREW-STEAMER "SINNÁR," DURING VOYAGE FROM SHARM YÁHÁRR TO EL-WIJH, EL-HAURÁ, ETC., BETWEEN MARCH 21 AND MARCH 29, 1878.
  • OBSERVATIONS TAKEN DURING THIRD MARCH, FROM EL-WIJH TO EL-BADÁ AND BACK, BETWEEN MARCH 30 AND APRIL 11, 1878.
  • OBSERVATIONS TAKEN ON BOARD SCREW-STREAMER "SINNÁR," EN ROUTE FROM EL-WIJH TO SUEZ, FROM APRIL 12 TO APRIL 17, 1878.
  • OBSERVATIONS TAKEN BY MR. DAVID DUGUID, BETWEEN JANUARY 8 AND FEBRUARY 1, 1878.
  • OBSERVATIONS TAKEN ON BOARD SCREW-STEAMER "MUKHBIR," BY MR DAVID DUGUID (DURING OUR SECOND JOURNEY), BETWEEN FEBRUARY 18 AND MARCH 8, 1878.
  • OBSERVATIONS TAKEN ON BOARD SCREW-STEAMER "MUKHBIR," BY MR. DAVID DUGUID (DURING OUR WEEK IN EL- SHÁRR), BETWEEN MARCH 13 AND MARCH 19, 1878.
  • OBSERVATIONS TAKEN ON BOARD SCREW-STEAMER "SINNÁR," BY CAPTAIN NÁSIR AHMED, BETWEEN MARCH 29 AND APRIL 10, 1878.
  • LIST OF OBSERVATIONS.
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