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Travels in Arabia John Lewis Burckhardt

Travels in Arabia

John Lewis Burckhardt

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ISBN : 9781480102668
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586 pages
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Johann Ludwig (also known as John Lewis, Jean Louis) Burckhardt (November 24, 1784 - October 15, 1817) was a Swiss traveller and orientalist. He wrote his letters in French and signed as Louis. He is best known for rediscovering the ruins of theMoreJohann Ludwig (also known as John Lewis, Jean Louis) Burckhardt (November 24, 1784 - October 15, 1817) was a Swiss traveller and orientalist. He wrote his letters in French and signed as Louis. He is best known for rediscovering the ruins of the city of Petra in Jordan. This is his account of the discovery and travels.