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A Narrative of the Expedition to Dongola and Sennaar

Gelesen von R. S. Steinberg

(4,045 Sterne; 11 Bewertungen)

As a second lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps during the War of 1812 assigned to Marine Corps headquarters, English sailed to the Mediterranean, and was among the first citizens of the United States known to have visited Egypt. Shortly after arriving in Egypt he resigned his commission, converted to Islam and joined Isma'il Pasha in an expedition up the Nile River against Sennar in 1820, winning distinction as an officer of artillery. He published his Narrative of the Expedition to Dongola and Sennaar (London 1822) regarding his exploits. (Introduction adapted by obform from Wikipedia) (4 hr 4 min)

Chapters

00 - Preface

11:24

Read by R. S. Steinberg

01 - Part 1

30:27

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02 - Part 2

29:50

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03 - Part 3

28:53

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04 - Part 4

28:27

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05 - Part 5

35:02

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06 - Part 6

39:32

Read by R. S. Steinberg

07 - Part 7

40:27

Read by R. S. Steinberg

Bewertungen

not for me

(2 Sterne)

The narrator made a good effort but I found this dry. I couldn't make sense of where these places referred to in modern times.