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Wilson, Charles William, Sir. Picturesque Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt, Vol. 1 - Page 293. 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/2501.

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Wilson, Charles William, Sir. (1881). Picturesque Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt, Vol. 1 - Page 293. 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/2501

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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 293
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Transcript TIBERIAS. 293 1 of the plateau a ridge is seen projecting to the west, and its entire summit is the eu^t- jr >d bv the ruins of Gamala, which resisted with great energy the attacks of the Roman inder Vespasian. On the west side this ridge drops perpendicularly to the lake, and rl e north and south sides into deep wadys, and it can be approached only from the east. Tl natural strength of this fortress was very great. In the siege of the place both Vespasian and Titus took part, and also Herod Agrippa II. (called King Agrippa in Acts xxv.), who THE WELL AT KEFR KENNA. The sculptured sarcophagus in the foreground is used as a trough for cattle. was wounded. Amongthe troops engaged here were the fifth and fifteenth legions, and the famous tenth, which subsequently, at the siege of Jerusalem, was encamped on the Mount of Olives. Beyond Gamala, a distance of two and a half miles, we have a good view of Fik, the Aphek of 1 Kings xx. 26. The country about the town is level and exceedingly fertile, and the city has been an extensive and wealthy one. The place is memorable in the wars between the Syrians and the Israelites, when, after a great battle disastrous to the former, they fled into this city, and twenty-seven thousand of their men were slain by the wall falling upon