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Arabia felix

an ancient division of Arabia, in the S part: sometimes restricted to Yemen.
Historical Examples

Never had any words been so vivid and so beautiful—Arabia Felix—Aethiopia.
The Voyage Out Virginia Woolf

Tethered in the desert for fear that she would get into Arabia Felix!
Cape Cod Henry D. Thoreau

Other profound mythologists assure us that she fled into Arabia Felix; and this opinion is as well supported as the other.
A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 2 (of 10) Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)

It was in Abyssinia, or some say in the southern part of Arabia Felix.
New Tabernacle Sermons Thomas De Witt Talmage

The jebel or mountain-land is, however, the typical Yemen, the Arabia Felix of the ancients.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 3 Various

His generals, in the early part of his reign, attempted the reduction of Æthiopia and Arabia Felix.
The Ontario Readers: The High School Reader, 1886 Ministry of Education

The peninsula is joined to the mainland, Arabia Felix, by a narrow sandy isthmus, nearly level with the ocean.
Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine – Volume 57, No. 352, February 1845 Various

His generals, in the early part of his reign, attempted the reduction of Ethiopia and Arabia Felix.
The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Edward Gibbon

Yet Forskal2118 gathered the caster-oil plant in the mountains of Arabia Felix, which may signify a wild station.
Origin of Cultivated Plants Alphonse De Candolle

His generals, in the early part of his reign, attempted the reduction of Aethiopia and Arabia Felix.
The Voyage Out Virginia Woolf


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