The Land of Midian (Revisited).

By Richard F. Burton.

In Two Volumes.

Vol. II.

C. Kegan Paul & Co.



To the Memory of My Much Loved Niece,

Maria Emily Harriet Stisted,

Who Died at Dovercourt,

November 12, 1878.



The March Through Central and Eastern Midian. (Continued)

Chapter XI. The Unknown Lands South of the Hismá--Ruins of Shuwák and Shaghab

Chapter XII. From Shaghab to Zibá--Ruins of El-Khandakí and Umm Ámil--The Turquoise Mine--Return to El-Muwaylah

Chapter XIII. A Week Around and Upon the Shárr Mountain--Résumé of the March Through Eastern or Central Midian

Chapter XIV. Down South--To El-Wijh-Notes on the Quarantine--The Hutaym Tribe.

Chapter XV. The Southern Sulphur-Hill--The Cruise to El-Haurá--Notes on the Baliyy Tribe and the Volcanic Centres of North-Western Arabia

Chapter XVI. Our Last March--The Inland Fort--Ruins of the Gold-Mines at Umm El-Karáyát and Umm El-Haráb

Chapter XVII. The March Continued to El-Badá--Description of the Plain Badais

Chapter XVIII. Coal a "Myth"--March to Marwát--Arrival at the Wady Hamz

Chapter XIX. The Wady Hamz--The Classical Ruin--Abá'l-Marú, The Mine of "Marwah"--Return to El-Wijh--Résumé of the Southern Journey


Appendix I. Dates of the Three Journeys (Northern, Central, and Southern) made by the Second Khedivial Expedition

Appendix II. EXpenses of the Expedition to Midian, Commanded by Captain R. F. Burton, H.B.M. Consul, Trieste

Appendix III. Preserved Provisions and other Stores, Supplied by Messrs. Voltéra Bros., of the Ezbekiyyah, Cairo

Appendix IV. Botany and List of Insects

Appendix V. Meteorological Journal