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Wilson, Charles William, Sir. Picturesque Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt, Vol. 1 - Page 264. 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/2472.

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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.
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
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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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Transcript 264 PICTURESQUE PALESTINE. fully tenanted chambers which are at his service in the village must beware lest he camp within reach of the malaria engendered by the warm damp of the little rills (see page 259). We have here passed from the border of Ephraim, or Central Palestine, for En-ganmm was the southernmost town of the northern tribe of Issachar, though itself a Levitical possession assigned to the Gershonites. The name only once occurs after the allotment of Joshua, in the story of the tragic end of King Ahaziah, who, while endeavouring to escape m this direction from Jehu was 'mortally wounded in the ascent of Gur, by Ibleam, one of the steep ascents between this place and Jezreel. Jenin also reveals to our memories one of the tragedies of the later days of Judaea, when the Galileans, going up to Jerusalem to worship very shortly before ?,\-> f^.^f^^f^KK^^. "'--'_ ZERIN, THE ANCIENT JEZREEL. Called Esdrelon in the Book of Judith, and alluded to in Crusading times as Parvum Gerinum. the siecre of Titus, were massacred by their old foes the Samaritans. But we must stroll out from camp and scan the Plain of Esdraelon, so rich in historic memories, which now for the first time lies spread before us. To the eastward the view is somewhat circumscribed by tie shoulder of Mount Gilboa, which stretches on our right as far as Jezreel, and shuts out t e open valley which slopes down to Beisan. Beyond we see Jebel Duhy, or Little Hermon, as is often called, behind which are perched the little towns of Nain and Endor, and farther the rounded top of Mount Tabor comes in sight. Thence looking westward we see the width of the plain, with Nazareth and the hills beyond it, while the fringe of the southern pushes gently to the north-west as far as Carmel, with Megiddo (or Legio), Taanaci, Jokneam on their northern slopes. Nor must we forget to notice Shunem, in a