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Wilson, Charles William, Sir. Picturesque Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt, Vol. 1 - Page i. 1881. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. July 24, 2021. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/2694/show/2196.

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Title Picturesque Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt, Vol. 1
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  • Wilson, Charles William, Sir
Publisher D. Appleton and Company
Date 1881
Description Index: Introduction / by the Very Rev. Dean Stanley -- Jerusalem / by Col. Wilson -- Bethlehem and the north of Judaea / by the Rev. Canon Tristram -- The mountains of Judah and Ephraim / by Lieut. Conder -- Samaria and the Plain of Esdraelon / by Miss E. Rogers -- Esdraelon and Nazareth / by the Rev. Canon Tristram -- Galilee, Northern Galilee, Caesarea Philippi and the highlands of Galilee, Mount Hermon and its temples / by the Rev. Dr. S. Merrill -- Damascus / by the Rev. Dr. P. Schaff -- Palmyra, The Wady Barada, Ba'albek / by the Rev. S. Jessup.
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  • Egypt
  • Palestine
  • Sinai Peninsula
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  • books
  • illustrations (layout features)
  • plates (illustrations)
  • maps (documents)
Language English
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  • Text
Original Item Location DS107 .W73 v. 1
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Digital Collection Exotic Impressions: Views of Foreign Lands
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Repository Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries
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Transcript CONTENTS. VOLUME ONE. PAGE INTRODUCTION. By the Very Rev. DEAN STANLEY, D. D vii JERUSALEM. By COL. WILSON, R. E., C. B.9 F. R. S .'.... I Situation of Jerusalem.—View from the Mount of Olives.—Walls and Gates of the City.—The Citadel.—Herod's Palace.—Tower of David.—Tomb of David.—The Holy Sepulchre.—The " Holy Fire."—The Via Dolorosa. —Markets, Bazaars, and Streets of Jerusalem.—The Temple Platform.—Excavations and Discoveries.—The Dome of the Rock.—Water Supply for the Temple.—Herod's Temple.—Ancient Walls.—Garden of Gethsemane.—The Mount of Olives.—Church of the Ascension.—Bethphage. —Bethany.—Tomb of Lazarus. —The Road from Bethany to Jerusalem.—Siloam.—Cemeteries, Jewish, Christian, and Moslem.—Description of various kinds of Ancient Tombs.—Water Supply: Cisterns, Pools, and Aqueducts.—Population of Jerusalem. BETHLEHEM AND THE NORTH OF JUDAEA. By the Rev. CANON TRISTRAM, D.D., F. R. S. . . 121 From Jerusalem to Bethlehem.—Churches and Shrines of Bethlehem.—Women of Bethlehem.—Relic Makers. —To Urtas and Solomon's Pools.—Valley and Caves of Khureitun.—To Jebel Fureidis.—Hermit Life.— Convent of Mar Saba.—The Kedron Valley.—The Dead Sea.—Cities of the Plain.—Ruins of Monasteries in the lower part of the Valley of the Jordan.—From Elijah's Fountain to Mount Quarantania.—Ancient Aqueducts.—Jericho.—Fountain of 'Ain Duk.—Passes of Benjamin.—To Michmash, Geba, Mizpeh, and Gibeon. THE MOUNTAINS OF JUDAH AND EPHRAIM. By LIEUT. CONDER, R. E 193 Through the Pass of Beth-horon.—The Valley of Ajalon.—Site of Emmaus.—Through the " Gate of the Valley" to Abu Ghosh.—Kolonia and 'Ain Karim, in the Wady Beit Hanina.—The Valley of Roses.— Philip's Fountain.—Anathoth.—From Jerusalem to Shechem by way of Beeroth, Bethel, Shiloh, and Lebonah.—Wady Deir Ballut.—The Boundary between Judaea and Samaria.—Oak-trees of Syria.—Mount Gerizim.—Sacred Tombs.—The Plain of Mukhnah.—Tomb of Phinehas.—Balata.— Jacob's Well.—Joseph's Tomb. SAMARIA AND PLAIN OF ESDRAELON. By Miss M. E. ROGERS . . 239 Vale of Shechem.—Joseph's Tomb.—Jacob's Well.—Ebal and Gerezim.—Nablus.—Gardens.—The Samaritans.— The Passover.—Sebaste.—Dothan.—Jenin.—Plain of Esdraelon.—Carmel.—Waters of Megiddo. ESDRAELON AND NAZARETH. By the Rev. CANON TRISTRAM, D. D.f F. B. S 263 En Gannim.—Jezreel.—Gilboa.—The Kishon.—Tabor.—Defeat of Sisera.—Gideon's Victory.—Battlefields.—Shunem. —View from Neby Duhy.—Village of Nain.—Caves of Endor.—Nazareth. GALILEE. By the Rev. Dr. SELAH MERRILL 287 Tiberias.—View from the Castle.—View from Hermon.—View from Tabor.—Cana of Galilee.—The Crusaders.— Mount of Beatitudes.—Volcanoes.—Valley of Pigeons.—Battle of Arbela.—Magdala.—Sea of Tiberias.— Papyrus. NORTHERN GALILEE. By the Rev. Dr. SELAH MERRILL 3*1 Gennesaret.—Site of Capernaum.—Site of Bethsaida.—Cliffs of Akhbara.—Safed.—Earthquakes.—Synagogues at Meiron and Kefr Beirim.