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Wilson, Charles William, Sir. Picturesque Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt, Vol. 1 - Page 286. 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/2494.

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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 286
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Transcript 286 PICTURESQUE PALESTINE. of pad which is fitted to the head. Doubtless it was to coins worn in this fashion that our Lord alludes in the Parable of the Lost Piece of Silver. Poor indeed would she be who had only twenty such pieces, and piteously would she bewail the loss of one, as she lit her lamp and searched the dark windowless inner chamber; nor less joyously would she proclaim its recovery as she stood at eventide with her neighbours by the well. Before leaving Nazareth we must take a farewell view of now familiar Esdraelon from MOUNT CARMEL FROM THE CASTLE AT SEFURIYEH, THE SEPPHORIS OF JOSEPHUS. The Roman name was Diocaesarea. The village lies on the south-west side of the hill; on the north side are the ruins of a church built y Crusaders on the supposed site of the home of the parents of the Virgin. the height of Neby Sa'in, above the town (see page 279). Often as it has been described, there are new features which strike the beholder from each new point of view. Here we see as we never did before Carmel jutting out into the sea, and the pearly beading of surf which fringes the Bay of Acre; while to the north we have'opened out to us for the first time the steep Galilean hills, the spur of Lebanon, often well wooded, and introducing us to features of scenery unknown farther south.