Work
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Travels in Turkey, Asia-Minor, Syria and across the desert into Egypt during the years 1799, 1800, and 1801

Author

Date of creation
  • 1803   Gregorian
      
Preferred title

Travels in Turkey, Asia-Minor, Syria and across the desert into Egypt during the years 1799, 1800, and 1801   English  

Work type Single work
Literary work Travelogue
Work manifested Monograph
Work genre Textual work
Audience

Adult, serious

Summary

Récit historique de voyage attentif aux conditions médicales rencontrées en cours de route, ce livre rare met en lumière l'Asie occidentale à partir d'un point de vue unique. Wittman décrit son voyage à travers la Turquie, la Syrie, la Palestine et l'Égypte, notant en cours de route les maladies dont souffrent les résidents, et donne chaire, à travers ses écrits vivants au monde de l'ancienne Asie occidentale.

Summary

A historic travelogue with an eye toward the medical conditions encountered along the way, this rare book sheds light on western Asia from a unique vantage-point. Wittman describes his journey through Turkey, Syria, Palestine, and Egypt, noting along the way the diseases suffered by the residents, and brings the world of ancient western Asia to life through his vivid writing.

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Webography

Diamond   W 85059

Created at 07-11-2013 by migration (IDEO)

Updated at 02-01-2020 by Magdy Yackoub (IDEO)