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followers 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 Books by Carsten Niebuhr More Trivia About Travels Through A No trivia or quizzes yet Add some now renderRatingGraph 0, 4, 2, 0, 0 if 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Travels through Arabia and other countries in the East Travels through Arabia and other countries in the East by Niebuhr, Carsten, Heron, Robert, Niebuhr, Carsten, Reisebeschreibung nach Arabien und andern umliegenden Lndern Niebuhr, Carsten, Beschreibung von Arabien Pre Imprint Collection Library of Congress DLC Travels Through Arabia And Other Countries In The East Jul , Travels Through Arabia And Other Countries In The East, Volume Carsten Niebuhr, Robert Heron on FREE shipping on qualifying offers This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages Travels through Arabia and other countries in the East In Arabia, the different fpecies of the latter of thefe plants are fo numerous, that Arabia may certainly be regarded as its native country Appears in books from Page The Arabians, when they travel, carry with them garlic and dried grapes, for the purpofe of reviving fuch perfons as may fall down fainting, from the effect of thefe hot blafts. Travels through Arabia First Edition Carsten Niebuhr first edition in english of travels through arabia, , with three large folding maps of yemen, the red sea, and the persian gulf MIDDLE EAST NIEBUHR, Carsten Travels through Arabia, and Other Countries in the East. Travels Through Arabia and Other Countries in the East Travels Through Arabia and Other Countries in the East, Volume This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. Travels through Arabia with Niebuhr aiys Carsten Niebuhr, Travels through Arabia and Other Countries of the East Translated by Robert Heron Reading Garnet, vols , pp ISBN , reprint of edition Travels in Arabia World Digital Library Travels in Arabia provides an overview, intended for a general audience, of the most important European travelers to Arabia in the th and th centuries The book was compiled and written by Bayard Taylor , an American poet, translator, and travel writer, and first published in Shown here is a slightly revised and updated edition, published in . Travels through Arabia and other countries in the East Travels through Arabia and other countries in the East Carsten Niebuhr Robert Heron Home WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help Search Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library Create Saudi Arabia International Travel Information May , The Department of State advises you to exercise increased caution when traveling to Saudi Arabia due to terrorism and the threat of missile and drone attacks on civilian targets See the Travel Advisory for Saudi Arabia here Do not travel Within miles of the border with Yemen due to terrorism and armed conflict.
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