Travels in Arabia, by John Lewis Burckhardt

Table of Contents

Preface of the Editor.

The Author’s Introduction.

  1. Djidda
  2. Route from Djidda to Tayf.
  3. Residence at Tayf.
  4. Journey to Mekka
  5. Arrival at Mekka
  6. Mekka
  7. Description of Mekka. [Explanation of the Plan. [not included]]
  8. Quarters of Mekka.
  9. Description of the Beitullah, or Great Mosque, at Meccah.
  10. Some Historical Notices Concerning the Kaaba, and the Temple of Mekka.
  11. Description of Several Other Holy Places, Visited by Pilgrims at Mekka, and in its Neighbourhood.
  12. Remarks on the Inhabitants of Mekka and Djidda.
  13. Government of Mekka.
  14. Climate and Diseases of Mekka and Djidda.
  15. The Hadj, or Pilgrimage.
  16. Journey from Mekka to Medina.
  17. Medina.
  18. Description of Medina.[Explanation of the Plan of Medina. [Not included]]
  19. Account of Some Places of Zyara, or Objects of Pious Visitation in the Neighbourhood of Medina.
  20. On the Inhabitants of Medina.
  21. On the Government of Medina.
  22. Climate and Diseases of Medina.
  23. Journey from Medina to Yembo.
  24. Yembo.
  25. From Yembo to Cairo.

Appendix.

  1. Stations of the Pilgrim Caravan, called the “Hadj el Kebsy,” through the mountainous country between Mekka and Sanaa in Yemen.
  2. Of the country through which the Kebsy pilgrims travel, and the extraordinary customs of some Arabian tribes.
  3. Route from Tayf to Sanaa.
  4. Notices respecting the Country south of Mekka.
  5. Stations of the Hadj or Pilgrim Caravan from Cairo to Mekka.
  6. Geographical Notices of the Country northward and eastward of Medina.
  7. Postscript to the Description of the Beitullah or Mosque at Mekka —(See p. 161.)
  8. Philological Observations.
  9. Topographical Notices of the Valley of Mekka and its Mountains; extracted from the History of Azraky, showing the names assigned to every part.
  10. Additional Notes.

TRAVELS IN ARABIA

COMPREHENDING

AN ACCOUNT OF THOSE TERRITORIES IN HEDJAZ WHICH THE MOHAMMEDANS REGARD AS SACRED.

BY THE LATE

JOHN LEWIS BURCKHARDT

PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY OF THE ASSOCIATION FOR PROMOTING THE DISCOVERY OF THE INTERIOR OF AFRICA

LONDON: HENRY COLBURN, NEW BURLINGTON STREET, 1829.

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