Table of contents for Sheba : through the desert in search of the legendary queen / Nicholas Clapp.


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Contents

Map  x
Prologue  1
Part I:
In Which the Queen of Sheba Appears and her Legend Unfolds
	1.	In the Monasteries of the East  5
	2.	I Kings 10  18
	3.	Songs of Sheba  20
	4.	The Desert Queen  29
	5.	With Eyes Shining As Stars  47
	6.	Touched By the Queen  60
Part II:
In Which we Seek Solomon and Sheba in the Holy Land
	7.	O Jerusalem!  79
	8.	Looking for Solomon  90
	9.	Zabibi and Samsi  109
Part III: 
In a Desert Oasis, an Unexpected Sheba
	10.	Further Suspects  127
	11.	The Caliph's Command  130
Part IV: 
In Which we Venture to a Land of Incense and Spices
	12.	To Far Arabia  143
	13.	A Trail of Ruins  161
	14.	City of Divine and Mysterious Pleasure  180
	15.	Chiseled in Stone  202
	16.	A Secret of the Sands  210
Part V: 
A Journey Reveals the Power and Dominion of the Queen of Sheba
	17.	The Glory of Kings  221
	18.	The Holy City of Aksum  230
	19.	By Dhow from Djibouti  242
	20.	The Road to Sirwah  251
	21.	In the House of the South Wind  258
	22.	Sheba and Solomon  272
		Epilogue: Sheba's Tomb  288
Appendix 1: The Names of Sheba  297
Appendix 2: Chronology of the Sabean (Sheban) State  299
Appendix 3: Demon Sheba  302
Appendix 4: Alchemical Sheba  309
Notes  314
Bibliography  337
Acknowledgments  357
Illustration Credits  360
Index  361

Sheba, Queen of Legends, Clapp, Nicholas Journeys Middle East, Middle East Description and travel