Black Lions Library 

Our digital library of books speaking of Two Deserts Kingdom's history and Siwa oasis, contains works that have fallen into the public domain.

Like the paper version of these books, which we install in Siwa in a house attached to the Shali walls .This local library is called "Black Lions Library ".

Link to the 7 volumes of Porter & Moss

The Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts, Statues, Reliefs and Paintings, (also known as Porter & Moss).

Volume 7 analyzes publications on oases, including Siwa.

The 7 volumes are available for download from "The Griffith Institute" web page

The Journal of Frederick Horneman's Travels, from Caito to Mourzouk, the Capital of Kingdom of Fezzan, in Africa in the years 1797-8

Voyage de F. Hornemann dans l'Afrique Septrntrionale 1805

Bayle St. John: Adventures In The Libyan Desert And The Oasis Of Jupiter Ammon 1849

Annales du Service des antiquités de l'Egypte, ASAE 18 - A VISIT TO SIWA by J. E. QUIBELL. Pag. 78-112

Arthur Silva White: From Sphinx to Oracle Through the Libyan Desert to the Oasis of Jupiter Ammon 1899

With 56 illustrations from photographs by the author, a frontispiece by R. Talbot Kelly, R.B.A. and two maps. Contents: Object of journey; A Retrospect; A Prospect; The Caravan; On the March; Moghara; A Sandstorm; The Desert; In Deepest Desert; The Oasis of Gara; Some Remarks on the Camel; Arrival at Siwa; The Senussi; Jarabub; The Oasis of Siwa; First Impressions; Strong Expressions; On Guard; The Town of Siwa; Reception by the Siwans; Interview with the Wekil; Ma'Lesh!; The Antiquities of Siwa; The Hill of the Mummies; Farewell to Siwa; Meeting with Mojabra; and The Return Journey.

Gaston Maspero: Études de mythologie et d'archéologie égyptiennes 1912

Gerhard Rohlfs - Drei Monate in der libyschen Wüste 1875

C.Dalrymple Belgrave: Siwa - the Oasis of Jupiter Ammon

Evaristo Breccia: Alexandrea ad AEGYPTUM - Guide de la ville ancienne et moderne et du Musée Gréco-Romain

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