Entdeckungen im Orient: Reise durch Arabien im Auftrag des dänischen Königs

Entdeckungen im Orient Reise durch Arabien im Auftrag des d nischen K nigs Der erste deutsche Hadji Johann Gottfried Herder ber Carsten Niebuhr Was f r die sechsk pfige k niglich d nische Arabienexpedition am Januar als wissenschaftliches Unternehmen zur Erforschung d

  • Title: Entdeckungen im Orient: Reise durch Arabien im Auftrag des dänischen Königs
  • Author: Carsten Niebuhr
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  • Page: 495
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  • Der erste deutsche Hadji Johann Gottfried Herder ber Carsten Niebuhr Was f r die sechsk pfige k niglich d nische Arabienexpedition am 4 Januar 1761 als wissenschaftliches Unternehmen zur Erforschung des S dens der Arabischen Welt begann, wird schon bald zu einem Kampf um Leben und Tod Nach strapazi sen Karawanenz gen durch die W sten Arabiens, von Proviantmangel ausg Der erste deutsche Hadji Johann Gottfried Herder ber Carsten Niebuhr Was f r die sechsk pfige k niglich d nische Arabienexpedition am 4 Januar 1761 als wissenschaftliches Unternehmen zur Erforschung des S dens der Arabischen Welt begann, wird schon bald zu einem Kampf um Leben und Tod Nach strapazi sen Karawanenz gen durch die W sten Arabiens, von Proviantmangel ausgezehrt, von R ubern und Krankheiten heimgesucht und von vermeintlichen Freunden in eine t dliche Falle gelockt, versuchen sich die wenigen Verbliebenen der Expedition ins Landesinnere des Jemen durchzuschlagen Sechs Jahre sp ter wird der deutsche Kartograf und Forschungsreisende Carsten Niebuhr als einziger berlebender dieses abenteuerlichen Unterfangens nach Kopenhagen zur ckkehren und dort seinen Aufsehen erregenden Forscherbericht ver ffentlichen Dieser trug ihm zahlreiche Auszeichnungen ein, denn Niebuhr erm glichte u.a mit seinen akribischen Kopien der altpersischen Schrift deren sp tere Entzifferung Get A Copy Kindle Store Online StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook DepositoryAlibrisBetter World BooksIndieBoundLibraries Or buy for Kindle Edition, 306 pages Published June 4th 2013 by Edition Erdmann in der marixverlag GmbH More Details ASIN B00D6KBHAS Edition Language English Other Editions None found All Editions Add a New Edition Combine Less Detail edit details Friend Reviews To see what your friends t

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    • Carsten Niebuhr

      Niebuhr was born the son of a small farmer in L dingworth now a part of Cuxhaven, Lower Saxony in what was then Bremen Verden He had little education, and for several years had to do the work of a peasant He was interested in mathematics, however, and managed to obtain some training in surveying.In 1760 one of his instructors suggested that Niebuhr join a scientific expedition being mounted by Niebuhr was born the son of a small farmer in L dingworth now a part of Cuxhaven, Lower Saxony in what was then Bremen Verden He had little education, and for several years had to do the work of a peasant He was interested in mathematics, however, and managed to obtain some training in surveying.In 1760 one of his instructors suggested that Niebuhr join a scientific expedition being mounted by Frederick V of Denmark to Egypt, Arabia and Syria Niebuhr studied mathematics for a year and a half before the expedition set out, and also managed to acquire some knowledge of Arabic The expedition sailed in January 1761, and, landing at Alexandria, ascended the Nile Proceeding to Suez, from where Niebuhr made a visit to Mount Sinai, in October 1762 the expedition sailed to Jeddah, and then journeyed overland to Mocha Here, in May 1763, the expedition s philologist, von Haven, died, and shortly afterwards its naturalist Peter Forssk l also died The remaining members of the expedition visited Sana, the capital of Yemen, but suffered from the climate and returned to Mocha Niebuhr seems to have preserved his own life and restored his health by adopting native dress and eating native food From Mocha the expedition continued to Bombay, the expedition s artist dying en route and the surgeon soon after landing Niebuhr was now the only surviving member He stayed in Bombay for fourteen months and then returned home by way of Muscat, Bushire, Shiraz and Persepolis His copies of the cuneiform inscriptions at Persepolis proved to be a key turning point in the decipherment of cuneiform, and the birth of Assyriology He also visited the ruins of Babylon making many important sketches , Baghdad, Mosul and Aleppo He seems also to have visited the Behistun Inscription in around 1764 After a visit to Cyprus he made a tour through Palestine, crossed the Taurus Mountains to Brussa, reached Constantinople in February 1767 and finally arrived in Copenhagen in the following November.Niebuhr married in 1773, and for some years held a post in the Danish military service, which enabled him to remain in Copenhagen In 1776 he was elected a foreign member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences In 1778 he accepted a position in the civil service of Danish Holstein, and went to reside at Meldorf Ditmarsh , where he died in 1815 He was the father of the historian Barthold Georg Niebuhr, who published an account of his father s life in 1817



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