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Wilson, Charles William, Sir. Picturesque Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt, Vol. 1 - Page 259. 1881. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. August 5, 2021. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/2694/show/2468.

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Wilson, Charles William, Sir. (1881). Picturesque Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt, Vol. 1 - Page 259. Exotic Impressions, Views of Foreign Lands. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/2694/show/2468

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Title Picturesque Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt, Vol. 1
Creator (LCNAF)
  • 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.
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • 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
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b1703789~S11
Digital Collection Exotic Impressions: Views of Foreign Lands
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic
Repository Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/william-r-jenkins-architecture-art-library
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Title Page 259
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Transcript ; ■. gnf^BBMBBI DOTH AN. 259 terrace (see page 255), which leads through ploughed fields to an indistinguishable mass of ruins on the south-west side of the hill. The columns are of limestone, and not more than sixteen feet in height. There are traces of the colonnade at intervals all round the hill, and it must have been at least three thousand feet in length. On leaving Sebaste we journey northwards through valleys and over steep hills, passing near to many villages, of which Senur, with its castle and closely clustering houses perched on a rocky eminence, is the most picturesque. We are on our way to the Plain of Dothan, and, JENIN, THE ANCIENT EN GANNIM. From the hill above the cemetery, showing one of the outfalls of the stream which traverses the town. perhaps, following in the footsteps of Joseph when he went to seek his brethren there (Genesis xxxvii. 17). The name Dothan, or Dothain, signifying two wells, is preserved in the modern Tell Dothan, a green hill which overlooks from its northern slopes a fertile plain which there is no difficulty in identifying with the pasture land where Joseph found his brethren (see page 258). About a mile to the west there is a very steep hill, on which stands, one thousand one hundred and ten feet above the sea, the walled town of Arrabeh, the head-quarters of the famous Abd ul Hady family. From Arrabeh we journey north-east to Jenin, an important town of about three