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The Road to Oxiana - Robert Byron

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In 1933 Robert Byron began a journey through the Middle East via Beirut, Jerusalem, Baghdad, and Teheran to Oxiana – the country of the Oxus, the ancient name for the river Amu Darya which forms part of the border between Afghanistan and the Soviet Union. The Road to Oxiana offers not only a wonderful record of his adventures, but also a rare account of the architectural treasures of a region now inaccessible to most Western travelers.

About The Author

Robert Byron was born in 1905, and educated at Eton and Merton College, Oxford. He died in 1941, during the Second World War, when the ship he was serving on was torpedoed by a U-Boat off Cape Wrath. Byron's The Road to Oxiana is considered by many modern travel writers to be the first example of great travel writing.

related to Lord Byron. He attended Eton and Merton College, Oxford, and wrote several travel books before his untimely death in 1941, while serving as a correspondenBook Review

Venicep. 19
s.s. Italiap. 20
Cyprus
Kyreniap. 22
Nicosiap. 24
Famagustap. 25
Larnacap. 27
s.s. Martha Washingtonp. 27
Palestine
Jerusalemp. 28
Syria
Damascusp. 38
Beyrutp. 39
Damascusp. 40
Irak
Baghdadp. 45
Persia
Kirmanshahp. 49
Teheranp. 50
Gulhekp. 53
Teheranp. 54
Zinjanp. 55
Tabrizp. 58
Maraghap. 61
Tasr Kandp. 62
Saomap. 64
Kala Julkp. 65
Ak Bulaghp. 66
Zinjanp. 67
Teheranp. 69
Ayn Varzanp. 76
Shahrudp. 77
Nishapurp. 78
Meshedp. 79
Afghanistan
Heratp. 84
Karokhp. 108
Kala Naop. 110
Lamanp. 114
Karokhp. 116
Heratp. 116
Persia
Meshedp. 119
Teheranp. 123
Teheranp. 125
Kump. 133
Delijanp. 133
Isfahanp. 134
Abadehp. 137
Shirazp. 137
Kavarp. 141
Firuzabadp. 144
Ibrahimabadp. 149
Shirazp. 157
Kazerunp. 157
Persepolisp. 159
Abadehp. 169
Isfahanp. 170
Yezdp. 178
Bahramabadp. 181
Kirmanp. 181
Mahunp. 182
Yezdp. 184
Isfahanp. 184
Teheranp. 185
Sultaniyap. 192
Teheranp. 192
Shahip. 195
Asterabadp. 197
Gumbad-i-Kabusp. 199
Bandar Shahp. 202
Samnanp. 203
Damghanp. 204
Abbasabadp. 205
Meshedp. 205
Karizp. 213
Afghanistan
Heratp. 216
Moghorp. 224
Bala Murghabp. 231
Maimenap. 233
Andkhoip. 241
Mazar-i-Sherifp. 243
Kunduzp. 260
Khanabadp. 264
Bamianp. 267
Shibarp. 271
Charikarp. 274
Kabulp. 275
Ghaznip. 277
Kabulp. 280
India
Peshawarp. 283
The Frontier Mailp. 285
s.s. Malojap. 285
England
Savernakep. 286
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ISBN: 9780141442099
ISBN-10: 0141442093
Series: Penguin Classics
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 368
Published: 20th August 2007
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.9  x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.26