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Top us destinations for The Persians, the Greeks, and the Romans re-excavated the canal, the latter naming it after the Emperor Trajan. The early Arabs also re-dug and extended the canal that was infrequently operational until the 8th century C.E. when it was completely abandoned and filled-up. The Venetians in the 15th century unsuccessfully tried to revive the idea of a shorter trade route to India. Napoleon Bonaparte, in the early 19th century, abandoned the re-excavation plans when the French engineers miscalculated that the Red Sea level was 10 meters above the Mediterranean Sea. After extensive studies that disproved earlier erroneous measurements, in 1854 the former French consul in Cairo, an engineer, and canal digger Ferdinand Marie de Lesseps signed the concession with the Egyptian viceroy Said Pasha to construct a canal. Top us destinations 2016.

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