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  • Other profound mythologists assure us that she fled into Arabia Felix; and this opinion is as well supported as the other.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • It has been said that the Garden of Eden resembles the gardens of Eden at Saana in Arabia Felix, celebrated throughout all antiquity; that the Hebrews, a very recent people, might be an

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • Such, in distant antiquity, were those of Saana, near Eden, in Arabia Felix, known long before the hordes of the Hebrews had invaded a part of the territory of

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • His generals, in the early part of his reign, attempted the reduction of Aethiopia and Arabia Felix.

    The Voyage Out

  • Yembo, (places which, as we know, are unequivocally in Hedjaz,) with Arabia Felix.

    Travels in Arabia

  • There is marvellous abundance of gold and iron, and an innumerable number of black slaves sold for small prices; these are taken in War by the Mahomedans out of AEthiopia, of the kingdom of Presbyter Johannes, or Preciosus Johannes, which some also call the king of Jacobins or Abyssins, being a Christian; and are carried away from thence into Persia, Arabia Felix, Babylonia of Nilus or Alcair, and Meccah.

    First footsteps in East Africa

  • We set sail, steering our course towards the East Indies through the Persian gulph, which is formed by the coasts of Arabia Felix on the right, by those of Persia on the left, and, according to common account, is seventy leagues in the broadest place.

    The Arabian Nights Entertainments - Volume 01

  • And Saint Francis of Sales says in his _Devout Life_: "With respect to the labour of teaching, it refreshes and revives the heart by the sweetness it brings to those who are engaged in it, as the Cinnamon does in _Arabia Felix_ to them who are laden with it."

    Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure

  • In due course he made himself master of Barca and Tripoli; then he conquered Arabia Felix and the Soudan, and after Nureddin's death he had no difficulty in annexing his old master's dominions.

    The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela

  • Arabia Felix, who conducted a people called _Sabaei_ [1] into Libya, made himself master of that country, established his followers there, and gave it the name of Africa.

    History of the Moors of Spain

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