This division, however, is fastidious at present, as all those on service in Fezzan are now possessed of horses.
Upon the 17th of November, the caravan halted at Murzuk, the capital of Fezzan.
Some palms rise here and there in clumps, but are not very productive; and dates are imported from Fezzan.
By the Romans it was called Phazania, whence the present name Fezzan.
Mustapha brings his staff and 200 Arab cavaliers with him, to relieve the Fezzan irregulars.
His subsequent fate is unknown; but there is reason to believe that he died soon after his departure from Fezzan.
Ghatroun includes, with Tajerby the most southern place of Fezzan, three small towns.
If we now turn off towards the north-west, Fezzan is the next country which our route touches.
At length, on the 6th of May, they reached the plantations surrounding Mourzouk, the capital of Fezzan.
The tribe of Borgou, placed further southward, nearly on the parallel of the southern part of Fezzan.