Dort bogen wir um die Ecke eines weiteren Hauses, sahen ein halbfertiges (unterdessen in Betrieb stehendes) Informationszentrum und gleich daneben die Ruinen von Ubar. The inspiration for my entry came from a documentary I had seen on the History Channel a few months before.
Part of it discussed the legend of the ancient desert city of Ubar (which some believe to have been in modern day Oman.)

Lost City of Ubar. According to legend Ubar was a magnificent kingdom, rich beyond measure -the original city of "streets paved with gold." Auf einer Wand war "The lost City of Ubar" angeschrieben. [PDF Download] Atlantis of the Sands: The Search for the Lost City of Ubar [Read] Full Ebook. For centrueis, travelers in Arabia have looked for the lost city. Around five years ago I read Ranulph Fiennes' Atlantis of the Sands: The Search for the Lost City of Ubar, and enjoyed it such that I gave it four stars. Auf einem kleinen Parkplatz stellten wir unser Auto ab.
If they're right, their song may be the last echo of the fabled lost city of Ubar. In November 1991, the remains of a settlement were discovered in southern Oman and hypothesized to the legendary lost city claimed to have been destroyed by God.

This article was then relayed all around the world and excitment grew.

In 1992 Ranulph Fiennes wrote a book called Atlantis of the Sands about the expedition.. Archaeologist Juris Zarins discussed Ubar in a 1996 NOVA interview:.

No one thought that Ubar, the most fabled city of ancient Arabia, would ever be found-if it even existed. Viele Besucher kommen nicht hierher, zu weit draussen im Nirgendwo - und vielleicht auf den ersten Blick auch zu … The lost city's relationship with the nation of 'Ad as mentioned in the Holy Quran is unclear. There's a lot of confusion about that word.

Indeed it is described in the Holy Quran as "the many-columned city whose like has not been built in the whole land." Many had searched for Ubar, including Lawrence of Arabia. Buried in the desert without a trace, it had become known as "the Altantis of the Sands."

Then, in February 1992 an article by John Noble was splashed across the front page of the New York Times, declaring that the lost city of Ubar had been discovered. In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. Buried in the desert without a trace, it had become known as "the Altantis of the Sands." This isn't the first book about the (re)discovery of Ubar, a city lost in the Empty Quarter, the desert of the Arabian peninsular, in modern day Oman. Ubar and Atlantis have something else in common, too—there’s no unanimous consensus that either ever even existed. Then in the 1980s, Nicholas Clapp, a documentary filmmaker and amateur archaeologist, stumbled on the legend of the lost city … Certainly the myths surrounding Ubar were unparalleled - even by "lost city" standards. ʿĀd Tribes Lost City / UBAR / Iram of the Pillars Archaeological summary: Possibly the legendary trade center of UBAR, though there is no archaeological evidence to prove or to falsify it. Empty Quarter: Lost City of Ubar - See 42 traveler reviews, 185 candid photos, and great deals for Dhofar Governorate, Oman, at Tripadvisor. The Road To Ubar Liane speaks with filmmaker and author Nicholas Clapp about his search for the lost city of Ubar.

Archeological research.

Atlantis of the Sands: The Search for the Lost City of Ubar by Ranulph, Sir Fiennes (1993-06-30) | | ISBN: | Kostenloser Versand für alle Bücher mit Versand und Verkauf duch Amazon. Many had searched for Ubar, including Lawrence of Arabia.

Below is just one reference to the people of 'Ad in the Holy Quran.

Doug Preston, bucking the criticism, titled his book “The Lost City of the Monkey God” (Grand Central).