The Land of Midian (Revisited).

By Richard F. Burton.

In Two Volumes.

Vol. I.

C. Kegan Paul & Co.

London:

1879.



To the Memory of My Much Loved Niece,

Maria Emily Harriet Stisted,

Who Died at Dovercourt,

November 12, 1878.






"Gold shall be found, and found

In a land that's not now known."

MOTHER SHIPTON, A.D. 1448.




CONTENTS.


PART I.

The March Through Madyan Proper

(North Midian).



Chapter I. Preliminary--from Trieste to Midian
Chapter II. The Start--from El Muwaylah to the "White Mountain" and 'Aynunah
Chapter III. Breaking New Ground to Maghair Shu'ayb
Chapter IV. Notices of Precious Metals in Midian--the Papyri and the Mediaeval Arab Geographers
Chapter V. Work At, and Excursions From, Maghair Shu'ayb
Chapter VI. To Makna, and Our Work There--the Magani or Maknawis
Chapter VII. Cruise from Makna to El'akabah
Chapter VIII. Cruise from El'akabah to El Muwaylah--the Shipwreck Escaped--resume of the Northern Journey


PART II

The March Through Central and Eastern Midian.


Chapter IX. Work in and Around El Muwaylah
Chapter X. Through East Midian to the Hisma