Abissinia

Giornale di un viaggio

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Author: Giuseppe Vigoni
Published: 1881
Language: Italian
Wordcount: 76,983 / 253 pg
LoC Category: DT
Downloads: 8,448
Added to site: 2009.01.29
mnybks.net#: 23284
Genre: Travel
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iltà possa far velo all'ardore dei suoi raggi, tu, stattene fermo e non permettere che i vizii che porta seco abbiano a corrompere la più bella delle tue doti, quella che per te è legge sacra, l'ospitalità.

Fummo da un amico invitati a fare la conoscenza di Ziber pacha, che in quel momento più che mai attirava l'attenzione della politica e dei curiosi in Egitto. È questi nativo del Darfur dove sempre visse. Uomo di intelligenza non comune e di spiriti belligeri, seppe col senno e colle armi conquistare tutta quanta quell'estesa provincia, che poi mediante trattati sottomise al Governo egiziano, ritirandosi lui in Cairo ove ebbe cortesie, onori, e titolo di pacha. Ora per ragioni di politica e di amministrazione tutto quanto quel paese si mise in rivolta, e capo dell'insurrezione è Suleiman, il figlio di Ziber pacha. Questi stesso ci raccontò tutta la storia che in pochi termini ci venne tradotta. Non capivo la sua lingua, ma dal modo con cui si es

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