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Wilson, Charles William, Sir. Picturesque Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt, Vol. 1 - Page 334. 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/2542.

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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 334
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Transcript 334 PICTURESQUE PALESTINE. will notice that the fluting, the vines, grapes, and leaves, the rosettes and other ornaments, exhibit skilled and beautiful workmanship. If we are to credit tradition, Kefr Beirim is the burial- place of the prophet Obadiah, and also of Barak, who, at the instigation of Deborah, rallied the heroes of Zebulun and Naphtali and led them triumphantly against Sisera. The ruins of the smaller synagogue here are to the north-east of the village, in the open field. The buildino- has almost wholly disappeared, except the sides and lintels of the main entrance, which are richly decorated, and over which is a Hebrew inscription—bearing, however, no date. But the relics and monuments of the kind we are now considering are so fragmentary that SITE OF KEDESH NAPHTALI, Marked by remains of buildings of Jewish and Roman origin, and by a small village called Kedes. The spring used by the villagers is shown in the foreground. Mount Hermon is seen in the distance. they convey no adequate idea of the character of the people to whom they belonged. These fragments, however, are not the only mementoes of that noble race. The Jewish nation, indeed, was not celebrated for its works of art; hence its brilliant memorials are not to be sought for amid ruined synagogues and temples, or on the sites of famous and sacred cities. Its influence on mankind was chiefly of a spiritual nature ; but this was so powerful and abiding, that it has led all civilised races since to look away to Judaea as the fatherland of their religion.