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Wilson, Charles William, Sir. Picturesque Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt, Vol. 1 - Page 265. 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 23, 2021. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/2694/show/2474.

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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 265
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Transcript JEZREEL. 265 Jezreel, a few miles beyond, on the southern foot of Jebel Duhy. Then the whole scene is thickly studded with sites which carry us in retrospect through ages of history for three thousand years. That plain has been what Belgium is to Europe, the battlefield of Syria, and that portion of it called the Plain of Megiddo has consequently been adopted in the Apocalypse to mark the scenes of the last great conflict between the powers of good and evil, Armageddon, " the hill of Megiddo." We gain a more complete panoramic view of the plain when, leaving Jenin, we skirt the THE CASTLE OF ZERIN (JEZREEL). Now used as a manzal or inn, literally " a place for unloading," open to all wayfarers. western edge of Gilboa till we reach the once-royal Jezreel, now Zerin. The position is a lovely one, with steep valleys to the north and east, and a gentle slope to the south and west. Two copious springs bubbling forth at the foot of the cliff, one about a mile eastward, 'Ain Jalud, the ancient Fountain of Jezreel, or Well of Harod, and the other a little farther north, 'Ain Tubaun, found in Crusading history, each supplying a pool swarming with fish 35