|Title:||A Thousand Miles up the Nile - A woman's journey among the treasures of Ancient Egypt PART I|
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Start by marking A Thousand Miles Up the Nile: A Woman's Journey Among the Treasures of Ancient Egypt, Part I as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. She established herself as one of the authorities on the subject of Ancient Egypt and her book A Thousand Miles Up the Nile has remained one of the most inspiring travel books in the subject. Amelia Edwards died at Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, on the 15 April 1892, bequeathing her collection of Egyptian antiquities and her library to University College London, together with a sum of £2,500 to found an Edwards Chair of Egyptology.
Home All Categories A Thousand Miles Up the Nile: A Woman's Journey Among the Treasures of Ancient Egypt, Part II. ISBN: 0559003560. ISBN13: 9780559003561. A Thousand Miles up the Nile. by Amelia B. Edwards.
Great rock-cut temple, abou simbel, nubia. By. Amelia b. FIRST published in 1877, this book has been out of print for several years. In so revising it, I have corrected some of the historical notes by the light of later discoveries; but I have left the narrative untouched. Of the political changes which have come over the land of Egypt since that narrative was written, I have taken no note; and because I in no sense offer myself as a guide to others, I say nothing of the altered conditions under which most Nile travellers now perform the trip.
Edwards toured Egypt in the company of some friends - a journey she describes in great detail and in vivid colors in her travelogue published only a few years after her return from Egypt in 1877. The itinerary of the journey - the approximately 1,000 miles between Alexandria and the Second Cataract of the Nile - is varied, giving the writer plenty of opportunity to observe local culture, customs and people. Holidayed in Egypt a few years ago part of which was four days on the Nile. The trip guide was a wonderful woman and Amelia Edwards was one of her heroines. I promised myself I'd read the book and glad I did. A fascinating glimpse into a time when Britain was 'great' and the Empire still strong.
For the history of ancient Egypt goes against the stream. The earliest monuments lie between Cairo and Siout, while the latest temples to the old gods are chiefly found in Nubia. For ourselves, as will presently be seen, it happened that we could carry only a part of this programme into effect; but that part, happily was the most important. The truth is, however, that the mere sight-seeing of the Nile demands some little reading and organising, if only to be enjoyed.
By Amelia Edwards : A Thousand Miles up the Nile - A woman's journey among the treasures of Ancient Egypt PART II texarkana texas and arkansas newspaper includes news sports opinion and local information tabtight professional free when you need it vpn service A Thousand Miles up the Nile - A woman's journey among the treasures of Ancient Egypt PART II. .Be sure to read both Parts I and II of this book Long but worth it Travelling by dahabiah a well appointed sailing craft peculiar to the Nile and armed with sketch book and measuring tape Amelia Edwards carefully recorded all she saw of the temples graves and monuments even discovering a buried chapel of her own and provided in A Thousand Miles. Up The Nile the first general archaeological survey of Egypt s ruins The book is full of historical footnotes and careful details Amelia Edwards was responsible for founding the first.
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The book is characterized by long, detailed and elaborate descriptions of places, people, customs and the wonderful market places, historical ruins and artifacts that Edwards and her friends encounter. Momentous journeys to the Pyramids in Cairo and a trip to the shrine in Mecca precede the Nile voyage. They are to travel by dahabeeyah a sort of native Egyptian barge, which though much more expensive than the steamers and conventional boats, is much more picturesque, leisurely and offers more time to view the scenery along the majestic river
by Amelia B. Publication date 1890. Collection gumberg; americana. Digitizing sponsor Lyrasis Members and Sloan Foundation. Contributor Gumberg Library, Duquesne University.
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