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Reise in den Orient

Volume 1


Part of Cambridge Library Collection - Travel, Middle East and Asia Minor

  • Date Published: August 2010
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108014762

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  • Reise in den Orient (1846) is the German biblical scholar Constantin von Tischendorf's recollection of his journey to Egypt, Israel and Greece at the beginning of the 1840s. The work is a travel diary that vividly describes Tischendorf's meeting with mythological places and impressive men, and a learned account of the Christian history of the area. Volume 1 describes his encounter with Ibrahim Pasha and the humanism of Mehmet Ali. Tischendorf undertakes research in the Library of the Patriarch of Alexandria and visits the pyramids, only to compare them with one of the great German cathedrals. At the Monastery of Saint Catherine on Mount Sinai, Tischendorf makes an extraordinary and significant discovery - a fourth-century manuscript, one of the main witnesses to the Septuagint. Thereafter he sets off for Jerusalem and en route takes delight in the fascinating and ancient traditions of the Bedouins, and their camels.

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    • Date Published: August 2010
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108014762
    • length: 324 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 18 mm
    • weight: 0.41kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Brief an meinen bruder vor der abreise von Livorno
    Malta am 26 März 1844
    Alexandrien am 6 April
    Cairo am 12 April
    Mehemed Ali
    Cairo am 8 Mai
    Besuch bei Ibrahim Bascha
    Klosterwanderungen in Cairo
    Der griechische Patriarch von Alexandrien
    Die Pyramiden
    Besuch bie den orientalischen frauen
    Die koptischen klöster der libnschen Wüste
    Memphis und Heliopolis
    Expedition nach Altcairo
    Abbotts Alterthümer
    Reise zum Sina
    Von Cairo bis Suez
    Zug der Israeliten durchs rothe meer
    Von Ajin Musa nach dem Sinai
    Der Sinae und sein kloster
    Der Pfingstmorgen auf dem Sinai
    Ueber die Geschichte des klosters
    Abschied vom Sinai
    Rückfehr vom Sinae nach Cairo
    Reise nach Jerusalem
    Ankunft in Jerusalem

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    Constantin von Tischendorf

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