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Wilson, Charles William, Sir. Picturesque Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt, Vol. 1 - Page 362. 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/2572.

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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 362 PICTURESQUE PALESTINE. THE NAHR LEDDAN, AN AFFLUENT OF THE JORDAN. It joins the stream from Banias four miles south of Tell el Kady. place where a saint was buried is often visited, and one will find it, or the tree branches above it, covered with bits of rags and threads that have been brought from the clothing of the sick, in the hope that the act or the offering may be efficacious in curing.disease and restoring health. Of the early Christian saints, St. George has the good fortune to be honoured by both Christians and Mohammedans alike. In his chapel, which still remains at Edhra, in the Hauran, a lamb is sacrificed every year to his memory. The church which was dedicated to him . still stands, and is one of the oldest in the East. It was built by John, the son of Diomedus, to whom, it is said, an angel appeared, not in a dream but in reality, directing him to do this pious act. This is recorded in a Greek inscription which exists over the door of the church, which gives also the date when the building was erected as a.d. 515. Here the bones of this saint were finally deposited. In the desert country east of the Jordan the sacred trees to which we have referred form not only excellent landmarks, but they are exceedingly interesting objects when viewed as monuments of the past. In spite of wars and the pressing needs of the inhabitants for timber and fuel, they have been spared for centuries. Perhaps, in a section embracing many square