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Wilson, Charles William, Sir. Picturesque Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt, Vol. 1 - Page 363. 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/2573.

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Wilson, Charles William, Sir. (1881). Picturesque Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt, Vol. 1 - Page 363. 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/2573

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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
Genre (AAT)
  • books
  • illustrations (layout features)
  • plates (illustrations)
  • maps (documents)
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • 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 363
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Transcript **. I ■ LAKE PHI ALA. 363 .. 1 on]y tree will be one of these venerable relics connected in some way with the tition or the religion of the people. In our judgment they go back to the remotest times, f - re find them mentioned in the Old Testament as existing not only among the Jews, but among the older tribes of Canaan. About one hour east of the grave of Othman el Hazury is Lake Phiala, now called Birket r Ram which is interesting from its traditional connection with the fountain of the Jordan at This place, as its 1 POTTERY, RASHEIYET EL FUKHAR. mounted onna^?crhmpll?S' 1S fa™ous for its potter's clay. Its furnaces are dome-shaped and capable of burning enormous jars. The potter, to the jars. SGtS wheel in motion with his foot and shapes the clay with his hand. The man beyond is adding handles hihppi. The tradition may have arisen from the fact that the lake has no visible nee lt was supposed that its waters, by some underground passage, reached the e errec* to. Herod Philip wished to prove this matter by experiment, and for that ad chaff thrown into the lake ; as chaff appeared in the water at Panias, it was ed that what ^fore had been fable was now established as fact (" Wars," iii. 10, 7). scientific test" which no one in that age dared dispute; but any such connection