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by Timothy Severin
Author: Timothy Severin
Publisher: Arrow; First Thus edition (1979)
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He was born Timothy Severin in Assam, India in 1940. Severin attended Tonbridge School and studied geography and history at Keble College, Oxford. Recreating ancient voyages. The boat is now featured at the Craggaunowen open-air museum in County Clare, Ireland. The Sindbad Voyage (1980–1981). The famous adventures of the medieval sailor Sindbad, as recorded in One Thousand and One Nights, became the inspiration for Severin's next voyage.
La Salle and the Discovery of the Great West, by the incomparable prose stylist Francis Parkman, recounts the astonishing journeys of Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, as he crisscrossed the wilds of seventeenth-century America in hopes of discovering a navigable waterway to the Orient
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The Brendan Voyage: Saili. has been added to your Cart. I learned about this book when I was at the place in Ireland from whence this Brendan Crew departed. I found the story to be incredibly intriguing. After I finished it, I bought a copy for my father-in-law. Author and captain, Tim Severin, of " Brendan" does a great job of aligning the sights and sounds of his voyage to the ancient passages in the "Navigatio", explaining what the fantastical sights and creatures described in the "Navigatio" could be and probably were. I enjoyed the historical connection, as well as reading about the dangers and challenges the guys faced.
He chose the books in the Modern Library Exploration series for their literary merit and historical significance-and because he found them such a pleasure to read.
He has also re-created the journeys of Ulysses, Jason and the Argonauts, Sinbad, and Hsu Fu (which required sailing across the Pacific on a bamboo raft). He chose the books in the Modern Library Exploration series for their literary merit and historical significance-and because he found them such a pleasure to read.
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Every day, we still saw icebergs drifting athwart our track. But after our recent escapade we were content to admire them at a distance, and at night keep a sharp lookout for their tell-tale ghostly. By now our chief feeling was the growing anticipation of finishing the voyage. We had been at sea for six weeks and were feeling worn. The constant strain of keeping alert for bad weather, the perpetual confines of our tiny boat, and the monotony of our daily seagoing routine had imposed its own form of mental strait jacket that became daily more constricting.