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Wilson, Charles William, Sir. Picturesque Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt, Vol. 1 - Page 345. 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/2553.

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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 KEDESH NAPHTALI. 345 mk Most of the ruins which exist here belong, no doubt, to the Roman period; still it is claimed with good reason that some of the remains are of Jewish origin. Indeed, it would be strange were it otherwise, when we consider the history of the place; nor would it be surprising if excavations should bring to light some traces or relics of the ancient Canaanite inhabitants. Besides the sarcophagi and sculptured work already referred to, there are columns, some of them of peculiar style, Corinthian and other capitals, and especially the remains of buildings, among which those of a temple or a synagogue will attract special attention. Its immense doorposts are at least sixteen feet in height. This entrance, which was on the east, had two small side portals, and the stones of the arch and walls which remain are large and finely hewn. The character of the building indicates wealth and likewise the best workmanship. Kedes (see page 334) is situated about ten miles north of Safed (see page 328) and four miles from the upper part of Lake Huleh (see page 340). On the brow of the hill which overlooks the lake is a We white-domed -wely, or tomb, of Neby Husha, i.e. the prophet Joshua, which is a famous place of resort, and we have sometimes seen about it scores of People engaged in festivities of various kinds. The road leading north from Kedes has the "sual characteristics of this region-hill and valley, fine Pasture-land, some wooded sections, and here and there noble Ninths, while at certain sea- 45 REMAINS OF ROMAN AQUEDUCT AT BANIAS (CJESAREA PHILIPPI). Overgrown with thistles and reeds, and crowned with an evergreen oak.