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Cahun, Léon

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(1841-1900) French Orientalist and author whose Les aventures du Capitaine Magon; ou, une exploration Phénicienne milles ans avant l'ère chrétien (1875; trans Ellen E Frewer as The Adventures of Captain Mago; or, a Phoenician Expedition, B.C. 1000 1876) follows the Phoenician Captain on a Fantastic Voyage, first northwards to Finland, then around Africa, visiting (en passant) the Queen of Sheba. [JC]

David Léon Cahun

born Haguenau, Alsace, France: 23 June 1841

died Paris: 30 March 1900



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