Map Arabia: With the Adjacent Countries of Egypt and Nubia. Arabia : with the adjacent countries of Egypt & Nubia

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Title

  • Arabia: With the Adjacent Countries of Egypt and Nubia.

Other Title

  • Arabia : with the adjacent countries of Egypt & Nubia

Summary

  • William Home Lizars (1788-1859) was a Scottish engraver and painter and the son of the engraver Daniel Lizars. This map appears identical to the one engraved by Daniel, which appeared in The Edinburgh Geographical and Historical Atlas published by John Hamilton in 1831. It is plate 47 of the atlas. Relief is shown by hachures, and scale is indicated in British statute miles. The map shows towns and other settlements, oases, caravan routes to Mecca from different directions, and other geographic features. Present-day Jordan, Israel, and Sinai are labeled as Arabia Petraea; present-day Sudan is identified as Nubia; Eritrea and Ethiopia are marked Abyssina; and northern Somalia is called Myrrh and Incense Country. The Red Sea islands of Dahlak and Jabal Zuqar (labeled Gebel Zeghir) are disproportionately large. Qatar is marked on the map as Catura and a tiny hint of the Qatar Peninsula can be seen on the map. Previously this region of the northern shore of Arabia was depicted as flat and it had only begun to be mapped at the very time of the publication of the original map made by Daniel Lizars. The pearl banks in the region of Qatar are also labeled.

Names

  • Lizars, Daniel, 1760-1812 Contributor.
  • Lizars, W.H. (William Home), 1788-1859 Engraver.

Created / Published

  • Edinburgh : W. Lizars, 1831.

Headings

  • -  Eritrea
  • -  Ethiopia
  • -  Somalia
  • -  Sudan
  • -  Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • -  Bahrain
  • -  Egypt
  • -  Iraq
  • -  Israel
  • -  Jordan
  • -  Kuwait
  • -  Oman
  • -  Qatar
  • -  Saudi Arabia
  • -  United Arab Emirates
  • -  Yemen
  • -  1831
  • -  Arabian Gulf
  • -  Arabian Peninsula
  • -  Maps
  • -  Persian Gulf
  • -  Red Sea

Notes

  • -  Title devised, in English, by Library staff.
  • -  Original resource extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 39 x 50 centimeters.
  • -  Original resource at: Qatar National Library.
  • -  Content in English.
  • -  Description based on data extracted from World Digital Library, which may be extracted from partner institutions.

Medium

  • 1 online resource.

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2021668729

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Chicago citation style:

Lizars, Daniel, Contributor, and W.H Lizars. Arabia: With the Adjacent Countries of Egypt and Nubia. Edinburgh: W. Lizars, 1831. Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021668729/.

APA citation style:

Lizars, D. & Lizars, W. H. (1831) Arabia: With the Adjacent Countries of Egypt and Nubia. Edinburgh: W. Lizars. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021668729/.

MLA citation style:

Lizars, Daniel, Contributor, and W.H Lizars. Arabia: With the Adjacent Countries of Egypt and Nubia. Edinburgh: W. Lizars, 1831. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021668729/>.