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Wilson, Charles William, Sir. Picturesque Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt, Vol. 1 - Page 311. 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 24, 2021. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/2694/show/2519.

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Wilson, Charles William, Sir. (1881). Picturesque Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt, Vol. 1 - Page 311. 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/2519

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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 311
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Transcript NORTHERN GALILEE. THE PLAIN OF GENNESARET, FROM KHAN MINYEH. The town of Tiberias in the distance, and Mejdel (Magdala) on the right, at the southern extremity of the plain. ""HOSE who enjoy landscapes as seen from the summits of mountains A will find a greater number of opportunities of that kind in Palestine than in almost any other country. Some of these views attract us because of their remarkable variety, others by their unspeakable grandeur and beauty; while, compared with the limits of the Holy Land, no other country on the globe has so many hill-tops that command prospects of such wide extent. As a single illustration, it may be mentioned that even from Jerusalem, the capital of the nation, or from a point near it, the Hebrews could, in two different directions, look into the territory of their enemies— that of the Philistines on the west and that of the Moabites on the east. Among these views, perhaps that from the hill at Nazareth is as inspiring as any, and it is all the more interesting from the fact that every object in that wonderful panorama was familiar to our Lord (see page 279). When the Jewish War broke out, in a.d. 66, a large part of the Roman troops landed at Acre. The bay covered with their ships, and the shores crowded with the camps of their invincible legions, must have formed a splendid and stirring sight. But new interest is awakened in this event when we consider that very many of those who were brought up with Christ at Nazareth could, from their mountain-home, look down upon this scene, and watch the movements of those who had come to take away the liberties of their nation. Under such circumstances feelings of dismay and terror may