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Belzoni, Giovanni Battista 1778-1823

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Works: 164 works in 494 publications in 5 languages and 5,178 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  Drama  Action and adventure television programs  Television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Juvenile works  Fiction  Pictorial works  Documentary films  History 
Roles: Author, Dedicatee, Other, Correspondent
Classifications: DT60, 932
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Narrative of the operations and recent discoveries within the pyramids, temples, tombs, and excavations, in Egypt and Nubia; and of a journey to the coast of the Red Sea, in search of the ancient Berenice; and another to the oasis of Jupiter Ammon by Giovanni Battista Belzoni( Book )

66 editions published between 1820 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After briefly studying hydraulics in Rome, the young Belzoni spent several years leading a vagabond existence and eventually ended up in London as a professional muscleman. Traveling with a troupe of entertainers, Belzoni was on his way to Constantinople when he learned there was a need for hydraulic engineers in Egypt. While there, he befriended the British consul, who eventually offered him a position working in archaeology for the British government. Belzoni's discoveries, many of which are now housed in the British Museum, made him a celebrity in England. Over time his interest turned from the recovery of individual objects to the excavation and recording of monuments. Upon his return to Europe in 1819, Belzoni wrote of his archaeological discoveries in his "Narrative of the Operations and Recent Discoveries within the Pyramids," which was published along with a set of forty-four images that he faithfully copied from various Egyptian tombs. The book was a tremendous success and was soon translated into French and Italian as well as edited into a smaller edition aimed at a more popular audience. -- MMA website
Plates illustrative of the researches and operations of G. Belzoni in Egypt and Nubia by Giovanni Battista Belzoni( Book )

10 editions published between 1820 and 1822 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voyages en Egypte et en Nubie ... suivis d'un voyage sur la côte de la Mer Rouge et à l'oasis de Jupiter Ammon by Giovanni Battista Belzoni( Book )

27 editions published between 1821 and 1975 in French and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Belzoni's travels : narrative of the operations and recent discoveries in Egypt and Nubia by Giovanni Battista Belzoni( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Entdeckungsreisen in Ägypten 1815-1819 in den Pyramiden, Tempeln und Gräbern am Nil by Giovanni Battista Belzoni( Book )

10 editions published between 1982 and 1990 in German and Undetermined and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Description of the Egyptian tomb by Giovanni Battista Belzoni( Book )

4 editions published between 1821 and 1825 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Description of the Egyptian tomb, discovered by G. Belzoni by Giovanni Battista Belzoni( Book )

13 editions published between 1821 and 1825 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six new plates illustrative of the researches and operations of G. Belzoni in Egypt and Nubia by Giovanni Battista Belzoni( Book )

2 editions published between 1820 and 1822 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pyramids, Temples, Tombs, and Excavations, in Egypt and Nubia by Giovanni Battista Belzoni( Book )

2 editions published between 1821 and 2010 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

G. B. Belzoni avventuriero onorato by Luigi Gaudenzio( Book )

5 editions published in 1960 in Italian and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Belzonis Reisen in Aegypten und Nubien nebst einer Reise nach dem Ufer des rothen Meers und nach der Oase des Jupiter Ammon by Giovanni Battista Belzoni( Book )

2 editions published in 1821 in German and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le jeune voyageur, en Egypte et en Nubie by Victor Houzé( Book )

6 editions published between 1826 and 2000 in French and Undetermined and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travels in Egypt and Nubia by Giovanni Battista Belzoni( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remarks on the pyramid of Cephrenes, lately opened by Mr. Belzoni by George Stanley Faber( Book )

1 edition published in 1819 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voyages En Égypte Et En Nubie, Contenant Le Récit Des Recherches Et Découvertes Archéologiques Faites Dans Les Pyramides, Temples, Ruines Et Tombes De Ces Pays by Giovanni Battista Belzoni( Book )

5 editions published in 1821 in French and German and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The voyages and travels of Captains Ross, Parry, Franklin, and Mr. Belzoni : forming an interesting history of the manners, customs, and characters of various nations by John Frederick Dennett( Book )

2 editions published between 1837 and 1838 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The voyages and travels of Captains Parry, Franklin, Ross and Mr. Belzoni : forming an interesting history of various nations visited by enterprising travellers by John Frederick Dennett( Book )

4 editions published between 1827 and 1832 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little is known about the life of Captain John Frederick Dennett, who published this compilation of travel narratives in 1826, with a second edition in 1835. A naval officer, he was clearly familiar with recent developments in polar exploration, but his writing also had an educational and moral purpose. 'It must be attended with advantage to become acquainted with the state of mankind in other parts of the world', but also it will be encouraging to the poor in Britain 'to find that the lowest state of comfort in this country is preferable to all the enjoyments within the reach of natives of other climes'. Emphasising encounters with native peoples rather than geographical or scientific discoveries, Dennett describes expeditions by Parry, Franklin and Sir John Ross in the Arctic seas and the Canadian north, and also includes a chapter on Giovanni Battista Belzoni's travels in Egypt and Nubia
Fruits of enterprise : exhibited in the travels of Belzoni in Egypt and Nubia : interspersed with the observations of a mother to her children by Lucy Sarah Atkins Wilson( Book )

4 editions published between 1822 and 1830 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The travels and discoveries of Giovanni Battista Belzoni presented within the framework of a fictional conversation
The cento : a selection of approved pieces from living authors( Book )

2 editions published in 1822 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Belzoni's travels : narrative of the operations and recent discoveries in Egypt and Nubia
Alternative Names
Belsoni, G. B. 1778-1823

Belzoni 1778-1823

Belzoni, G.

Belzoni, G. 1778-1823

Belzoni, G. B.

Belzoni, G.B. 1778-1823

Belzoni, G.B. (Giovanni Battista), 1778-1823

Belzoni, G. (Giovanni), 1778-1823

Belzoni, Giambattista

Belzoni Giambattista 1778-1823

Belzoni, Giovanni

Belzoni, Giovanni 1778-1823

Belzoni, Giovanni B. 1778-1823

Belzoni, Giovanni Baptista 1778-1823

Belzoni, Jean-Baptiste 1778-1823

Belzoni, Johann Baptist 1778-1823

Giovanni Battista Belzoni

Giovanni Battista Belzoni explorateur italien

Giovanni Battista Belzoni Italiaans ontdekkingsreiziger (1778-1823)

Giovanni Battista Belzoni Italian antiquarian

Giovanni Battista Belzoni italienischer Abenteurer, Gewichtheber

Giovanni Battista Belzoni włoski egiptolog, podróżnik, cyrkowiec

Giovanni Belzoni

Ioannes Baptista Belzoni

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Languages
English (227)

French (40)

German (12)

Italian (12)

Dutch (3)

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The Pyramids, Temples, Tombs, and Excavations, in Egypt and NubiaTravels in Egypt and NubiaEgyptThe great Belzoni : the circus strongman who discovered Egypt's ancient treasuresBelzoni's travels : narrative of the operations and recent discoveries in Egypt and NubiaTravels in Egypt and Nubia