Southern Arabia
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Southern Arabia

By J. Theodore (James Theodore) Bent, Mrs. Theodore Bent
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  • SOUTHERN ARABIA
  • BY
  • THEODORE BENT, F.R.G.S., F.S.A.
    • AND
  • MRS THEODORE BENT
    • WITH A PORTRAIT, MAPS, AND ILLUSTRATION
    • LONDON
    • SMITH, ELDER, & CO., 15 WATERLOO PLACE
    • 1900
  • PREFACE
  • CONTENTS
    • SOUTHERN ARABIA
    • MASKAT
    • THE HADHRAMOUT
    • DHOFAR AND THE GARA MOUNTAINS
    • AN AFRICAN INTERLUDE: THE EASTERN SOUDAN
    • THE MAHRI ISLAND OF SOKOTRA
    • BELED FADHLI AND BELED YAFEI
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY
  • ILLUSTRATIONS
  • MAPS
  • SOUTHERN ARABIA
    • CHAPTER I
      • MANAMAH AND MOHAREK
    • MANAMAH AND MOHAREK
    • CHAPTER II
      • THE MOUNDS OF ALI
    • THE MOUNDS OF ALI
    • CHAPTER III
      • OUR VISIT TO RUFA'A
    • OUR VISIT TO RUFA'A
  • MASKAT
    • CHAPTER IV
      • SOME HISTORICAL FACTS ABOUT OMAN
    • SOME HISTORICAL FACTS ABOUT OMAN
    • CHAPTER V
      • MASKAT AND THE OUTSKIRTS
    • MASKAT AND THE OUTSKIRTS
  • THE HADHRAMOUT
    • CHAPTER VI
      • MAKALLA
    • MAKALLA
    • CHAPTER VII
      • OUR DEPARTURE INTO THE INTERIOR
    • OUR DEPARTURE INTO THE INTERIOR
    • CHAPTER VIII
      • THE AKABA
    • THE AKABA
    • CHAPTER IX
      • THROUGH WADI KASR
    • THROUGH WADI KASR
    • CHAPTER X
      • OUR SOJOURN AT KOTON
    • OUR SOJOURN AT KOTON
    • CHAPTER XI
      • THE WADI SER AND KABR SALEH
    • THE WADI SER AND KABR SALEH
    • CHAPTER XII
      • THE CITY OF SHIBAHM
    • THE CITY OF SHIBAHM
    • CHAPTER XIII
      • FAREWELL TO THE SULTAN OF SHIBAHM
    • FAREWELL TO THE SULTAN OF SHIBAHM
    • CHAPTER XIV
      • HARASSED BY OUR GUIDES
    • HARASSED BY OUR GUIDES
    • CHAPTER XV
      • RETRIBUTION FOR OUR FOES
    • RETRIBUTION FOR OUR FOES
    • CHAPTER XVI
      • COASTING EASTWARD BY LAND
    • COASTING EASTWARD BY LAND
    • CHAPTER XVII
      • COASTING WESTWARD BY SEA
    • COASTING WESTWARD BY SEA
  • DHOFAR AND THE GARA MOUNTAINS
    • CHAPTER XVIII
      • MERBAT AND AL HAFA
    • MERBAT AND AL HAFA
    • CHAPTER XIX
      • THE GARA TRIBE
    • THE GARA TRIBE
    • CHAPTER XX
      • THE GARA MOUNTAINS
    • THE GARA MOUNTAINS
    • CHAPTER XXI
      • THE IDENTIFICATION OF ABYSSAPOLIS
    • THE IDENTIFICATION OF ABYSSAPOLIS
    • CHAPTER XXII
      • SAILING FROM KOSSEIR TO ADEN
    • SAILING FROM KOSSEIR TO ADEN
  • AN AFRICAN INTERLUDE: THE EASTERN SOUDAN
    • CHAPTER XXIII
      • COASTING ALONG THE RED SEA
    • COASTING ALONG THE RED SEA
    • CHAPTER XXIV
      • HALAIB AND SAWAKIN KADIM
    • HALAIB AND SAWAKIN KADIM
    • CHAPTER XXV
      • INLAND FROM MERSA HALAIB
    • INLAND FROM MERSA HALAIB
    • CHAPTER XXVI
      • MOHAMMED GOL
    • MOHAMMED GOL
    • CHAPTER XXVII
      • 'DANCING ON TOM TIDDLER'S GROUND, PICKING UP GOLD'
    • 'DANCING ON TOM TIDDLER'S GROUND, PICKING UP GOLD'
    • CHAPTER XXVIII
      • BEHIND THE JEBEL ERBA
    • BEHIND THE JEBEL ERBA
  • THE MAHRI ISLAND OF SOKOTRA
    • CHAPTER XXIX
      • KALENZIA
    • KALENZIA
    • CHAPTER XXX
      • ERIOSH AND KADHOUP
    • ERIOSH AND KADHOUP
    • CHAPTER XXXI
      • TAMARIDA OR HADIBO
    • TAMARIDA OR HADIBO
    • CHAPTER XXXII
      • WE DEPART FOR THE LAND'S END—i.e. RAS MOMI
    • WE DEPART FOR THE LAND'S END—i.e. RAS MOMI
    • CHAPTER XXXIII
      • MOUNT HAGHIER AND FEREGHET
    • MOUNT HAGHIER AND FEREGHET
    • CHAPTER XXXIV
      • BACK TO THE OCEAN
    • BACK TO THE OCEAN
  • BELED FADHLI AND BELED YAFEI
    • CHAPTER XXXV
      • EXPERIENCES WITH THE YAFEI SULTAN
    • EXPERIENCES WITH THE YAFEI SULTAN
    • CHAPTER XXXVI
      • AMONG THE FADHLI
    • AMONG THE FADHLI
    • CHAPTER XXXVII
      • FROM THE PLAIN OF MIS'HAL TO THE SEA
    • FROM THE PLAIN OF MIS'HAL TO THE SEA
  • APPENDICES
  • I
  • II
    • A. Terrestrial Species
    • B. Freshwater Species
  • III
  • IV
  • V
  • LIST OF SOME OF THE ARABIC AND OTHER WORDS EXPLAINED IN THE TEXT
  • INDEX
  • Smith, Elder & Co.'s New Books.
    • How England Saved Europe.
      • The Story of the Great War (1793-1815).
      • Volume I., FROM THE LOW COUNTRIES TO EGYPT, is ready.
      • Volume II., THE STRUGGLE FOR THE SEA, will be published on December 15.
      • SIR ALGERNON WEST'S REMINISCENCES.
    • The Story of the Great War (1793-1815).
    • Volume I., FROM THE LOW COUNTRIES TO EGYPT, is ready.
    • Volume II., THE STRUGGLE FOR THE SEA, will be published on December 15.
    • SIR ALGERNON WEST'S REMINISCENCES.
    • Recollections, 1832 to 1886.
      • LIBRARY EDITION OF SIDNEY LEE'S 'LIFE OF SHAKESPEARE.'
    • LIBRARY EDITION OF SIDNEY LEE'S 'LIFE OF SHAKESPEARE.'
    • The Life of William Shakespeare.
      • TRAVELS IN SOUTHERN ARABIA AND THE SOUDAN.
    • TRAVELS IN SOUTHERN ARABIA AND THE SOUDAN.
    • Southern Arabia.
  • Smith, Elder, & Co.'s New Books.
    • Memoirs of a Revolutionist.
      • NEW WORK BY THE AUTHOR OF 'THE CRUISE OF THE "CACHALOT."'
    • NEW WORK BY THE AUTHOR OF 'THE CRUISE OF THE "CACHALOT."'
    • The Log of a Sea Waif:
      • Being Recollections of the First Four Years of My Sea Life.
      • A 'VADE-MECUM' FOR TRAVELLERS.
    • Being Recollections of the First Four Years of My Sea Life.
    • A 'VADE-MECUM' FOR TRAVELLERS.
    • Health Abroad:
      • A Medical Handbook for Travellers.
      • Edited by EDMUND HOBHOUSE, M.A., M.D.Oxon., M.R.C.P.,
      • THE CAREER OF A SOUTH AFRICAN STATESMAN.
      • The Life and Times of
    • A Medical Handbook for Travellers.
    • Edited by EDMUND HOBHOUSE, M.A., M.D.Oxon., M.R.C.P.,
    • THE CAREER OF A SOUTH AFRICAN STATESMAN.
    • The Life and Times of
    • Sir John Charles Molteno, K.C.M.G.
      • THE FIRST PREMIER OF THE CAPE.
    • THE FIRST PREMIER OF THE CAPE.
  • Smith, Elder, & Co.'s New Books.
    • THE STORY OF THE HUDSON'S BAY COMPANY.
    • The Great Company, 1667-1871.
      • Being a History of the Honourable Company of Merchant Adventurers Trading in Hudson's Bay.
      • TRAVEL AND ADVENTURE IN AUSTRALIA.
    • Being a History of the Honourable Company of Merchant Adventurers Trading in Hudson's Bay.
    • TRAVEL AND ADVENTURE IN AUSTRALIA.
    • The Life of Charles Sturt,
      • Sometime Capt. 39th Foot, and Australian Explorer.
    • Sometime Capt. 39th Foot, and Australian Explorer.
    • The Life of Madame de Longueville
      • (Anne Geneviève de Bourbon).
      • A VOLUME OF MR. JAMES PAYN'S ESSAYS.
    • (Anne Geneviève de Bourbon).
    • A VOLUME OF MR. JAMES PAYN'S ESSAYS.
    • The Backwater of Life;
      • Or, Essays of a Literary Veteran.
      • REVISED, ENLARGED, AND CHEAPER EDITION OF 'COLLECTIONS AND RECOLLECTIONS.'
    • Or, Essays of a Literary Veteran.
    • REVISED, ENLARGED, AND CHEAPER EDITION OF 'COLLECTIONS AND RECOLLECTIONS.'
    • Collections and Recollections.
      • VOLUME 2 OF MR. ROBERT BRIDGES' COLLECTED WORKS.
      • THE
    • VOLUME 2 OF MR. ROBERT BRIDGES' COLLECTED WORKS.
    • THE
    • Poetical Works of Robert Bridges.
  • Smith, Elder, & Co.'s New Books.
    • NEW WORK BY THE AUTHOR OF 'POT-POURRI FROM A SURREY GARDEN.'
    • More Pot-pourri from a Surrey Garden.
      • NEW WORK FOR JUVENILES BY HIS HONOUR JUDGE PARRY.
    • NEW WORK FOR JUVENILES BY HIS HONOUR JUDGE PARRY.
    • The Scarlet Herring, and other Stories.
      • THE HISTORICAL SERIES FOR BIBLE STUDENTS.
    • THE HISTORICAL SERIES FOR BIBLE STUDENTS.
    • The History of the Jewish People.
      • VOL. I.—THE BABYLONIAN, PERSIAN, AND GREEK PERIODS.
    • VOL. I.—THE BABYLONIAN, PERSIAN, AND GREEK PERIODS.
    • Unwritten Laws and Ideals.
      • Edited by MISS PITCAIRN.
      • CONTENTS.
    • Edited by MISS PITCAIRN.
    • CONTENTS.
    • Transcriber's Notes
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