As a Tahir Shah fan, I can live with this as a 4 star book
1845116984 (ISBN13: 9781845116989). As a Tahir Shah fan, I can live with this as a 4 star book. Here is a bit I thought was interesting, and is an example of a paragraph of digression found through the narrative of the book: P94. When it comes to time, Ethiopia has its own rules which place it is a sort of parallel universe.
King Solomon, the Bible’s wisest king, possessed extraordinary wealth. In this new adventure, Tahir Shah tries his hand at the quest. The grand temple he built in Jerusalem was covered in gold from the porch to the inner sanctum, where the Ark of the Covenant was kept. Long before H. Rider Haggard’s classic adventure novel King Solomon’s Mines unleashed gold fever more than a century ago, many had attempted to find the source of the great king’s wealth. Intrigued by a map he finds in a shop not far from the site of the temple, Shah assembles a multitude of clues to the location of Solomon’s mines.
King Solomon, the Bible’s wisest king, possessed extraordinary wealth
King Solomon, the Bible’s wisest king, possessed extraordinary wealth. The grand temple he built in Jerusalem was covered in gold from the porch to the inner sanctum.
After the initial journeys through Ethiopia that resulted in Shah's book, returned.
As a travel writer, having a film crew accompany him for the first time was a new experience for Shah
King Solomon, the Bible's wisest king, also possessed extraordinary . A delightfully entertaining trip to Ethiopia. By Thriftbooks Tahir Shah presents an obsession to go on with his trip, no matter what.
King Solomon, the Bible's wisest king, also possessed extraordinary wealth. com User, May 4, 2005. Tahir Shah presents an obsession to go on with his trip, no matter what.
But long before Rider Haggard’s classic, explorers, theologians and scientists scoured the known world for the source of King Solomon’s astonishing wealth. The Bible’s wisest king built a temple at Jerusalem that was said to be more fabulous than any other landmark in the ancient world. It was adorned with an abundance of gold, gleaned from a mysterious land known as Ophir. Time and again the evidence points towards Ethiopia, the ancient kingdom in the horn of Africa whose imperial family claims descent from Menelik, the son born to Solomon and the Queen of Sheba. Tahir Shah's trail takes him to a remote cliff-face monastery where the monks pull visitors up on a leather rope, to the ruined castles of Gondar, and to the churches of Lalibela, hewn from solid rock. Результаты поиска по книге.
Having been raised on stories from both East and West, Shah believes that tales work on numerous levels, subtly influencing the way we see the world, and the way we learn from it. Magical instruments, and secret machineries in their own right, stories are within us all.