Sir Richard Burton

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Noun1.Sir Richard Burton - English explorer who with John Speke was the first European to explore Lake Tanganyika (1821-1890)
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Their topics include Semitic studies at the University of Berlin during his lifetime, the Quranic collections he acquired, Arabic manuscripts and books from his bequest, from Leipzig to Damascus: Wetzstein as a broker of Arabic prints in Syria, and Arabist and consul in Damascus: Sir Richard Burton and the problematic nature of his translation of The Thousand and One Nights.
In Dunya gol hai, one of his travel accounts, Ibn-i-Insha had briefly narrated the life and works of Sir Richard Burton (1821-1890), the British scholar, linguist, orientalist and explorer.
| 1890: Explorer Sir Richard Burton, pictured, died.
" To date no word on who is the subject of his latest filming, although he has presented Channel 4 documentaries before, one on romantic poet Lord Byron's travels and another on British explorer Sir Richard Burton.
Elizabeth Taylor, one of the most iconic personalities to have ever graced the silver screen was married eight times (twice to the equally legendary Sir Richard Burton) in a career spanning nearly six decades.
He follows in a line of distinguished Welsh talents who presided before him - they include Emlyn Williams, Sir Richard Burton, Sir Harry Secombe and Meredith Edwards.
The ancient Persian tales of 1,001 nights have been told and retold by writers from Sir Richard Burton to Naguib Mahfouz, Goethe and Salman Rushdie, among others.
Sir Richard Burton knew that, and, having been involved with several wars of my own, so do I.
It is the last resting place of Sir Richard Burton, the intrepid Victorian explorer, Orientalist and writer, the discoverer of the source of the Nile and the translator of The Arabian Nights, who died in 1890.
Sir Richard Burton (1821-90) wrote that Galland "had in a high degree that art of telling a tale which is far more captivating than culture or scholarship.
The Victorian Sex Explorer More4, 11.05pm THIS follows actor Rupert Everett as he takes a revealing and witty journey retracing the steps of one of his great heroes - the infamous Victorian explorer and sexual adventurer Sir Richard Burton.