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Pilgrimage to Medina and Mecca—Excerpts

Richard Francis Burton

In the 19th century, Sir Richard Francis Burton-Oxford-educated spy and adventurer-became the first Englishman to enter the Muslim city of Mecca. Disguised as a dervish, Burton braved the harsh desert climate, Bedouin bandits, and the scrutiny of Muslim travelers to reach the forbidden city. He recorded his experiences in this book, a fascinating adventure of unique anthropological significance.

In the 19th century, Sir Richard Francis Burton-Oxford-educated spy and adventurer-became the first Englishman to enter the Muslim city of Mecca. Disguised as a dervish, Burton braved the harsh desert climate, Bedouin bandits, and the scrutiny of Muslim travelers to reach the forbidden city. He recorded his experiences in this book, a fascinating adventure of unique anthropological significance.
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Genres:

Travel

Description:

In the 19th century, Sir Richard Francis Burton-Oxford-educated spy and adventurer-became the first Englishman to enter the Muslim city of Mecca. Disguised as a dervish, Burton braved the harsh desert climate, Bedouin bandits, and the scrutiny of Muslim travelers to reach the forbidden city. He recorded his experiences in this book, a fascinating adventure of unique anthropological significance.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Patrick Tull

Length:

4h 24m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

27:26


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

15:44


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

20:12


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

11:18


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

26:23


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

09:16


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

06:35


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

30:57


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

20:17


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

13:13


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

07:25


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

10:39


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

17:28


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

11:59


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

15:20


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

18:20


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

01:40