Niebuhr in Egypt: European Science in a Biblical World

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As a member of the Royal Danish Expedition to Arabia, Carsten Niebuhr is justly celebrated for his contribution to an understanding of the Arab world. But the most concentrated period of time he and the expedition spent together was not in Arabia at all. It was in Egypt. The sojourn in that country was an unexpected boon, Egypt not even appearing on the expedition's original itinerary. But what an opportunity it presented to an undertaking with an avowedly biblical purpose. When Niebuhr and his companions were detained for ...

Niebuhr in Egypt: European Science in a Biblical World 2014, Lutterworth Press

ISBN-13: 9780718893354

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Niebuhr in Egypt: European Science in a Biblical World 2013, Pickwick Publications

ISBN-13: 9781620325056

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