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Fleet Surgeon to Pharaoh Sheldon A. Jacobson

Fleet Surgeon to Pharaoh

Sheldon A. Jacobson

Published August 1st 2008
ISBN : 9780944638361
Paperback
424 pages
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In 600BC this is the remarkable tale of a Phoenician circumnavigation of Africa commissioned by Nacho II. The author, Sheldon Jacobson, has used considerable knowledge of navigation, ship building, nautical medicine, and philosophy to describe inMoreIn 600BC this is the remarkable tale of a Phoenician circumnavigation of Africa commissioned by Nacho II. The author, Sheldon Jacobson, has used considerable knowledge of navigation, ship building, nautical medicine, and philosophy to describe in fictional form how such a voyage could have been accomplished. Historical novel about the first sea voyage to circumnavigate Africa when a Phoenician fleet sails from Egypt around Africa. The central character is a Jewish physician who goes to Egypt to learn more about the art of medicine after the death of his wife.