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Richard Francis Burton, Harar, and Hyenas

By Martin W. Lewis | May 20, 2010 |

In 1854, having recently gained fame from his pilgrimage to Mecca, Richard Francis Burton first entered the territory of what is now Somaliland. Burton’s destination was the city of Harar, located in what is now Ethiopia, but then an independent emirate. Harar was a challenge that Burton could not

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