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Wilson, Charles William, Sir. Picturesque Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt, Vol. 1 - Page 320. 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/2528.

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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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Transcript 32° PICTURESQUE PALESTINE. would seem to be the natural one for a customs station, and with the latter the garrison might also be connected; at all events, in this instance both were found at the same place. The Roman road past Khan Minyeh (see page 311) can easily be traced, and it is still in use. To the east, however, in the angle formed by the Upper Jordan and the north end of the lake, there are no indications that a road ever existed. The surface of the ground in all that section is so thickly covered with boulders of basalt rock, that a horse can make his way through them only with great difficulty. The Romans could have made a road here VIEW FROM TELL HUM, WITH FISHING-BOAT. There is no sign of any harbour having been constructed here, and in stormy weather it would be difficult to effect a landing at this spot. but its construction would have been attended with great expense. Besides, the nature of the ground is such that all traces of a highway of the kind they were accustomed to build could not possibly have disappeared. We are, therefore, fully convinced that Khafl Minyeh was the only point where the road touched the Sea of Galilee. It is a noticeable and interesting fact that the hill overhanging Khan Minyeh (see page 313). between the Roman road and the trench in the face of the bluff, has been shape< artificially, so that the summit resembles a platform with terraced sides. There is every