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Wilson, Charles William, Sir. Picturesque Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt, Vol. 1 - Page 378. 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 23, 2021. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/2694/show/2588.

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Wilson, Charles William, Sir. (1881). Picturesque Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt, Vol. 1 - Page 378. 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/2588

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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 378
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Transcript 578 PICTURESQUE PALESTINE. ancient Rabbath of the children of Ammon), and at Gerash (the ancient Ramoth Gilead) vie with those at Palmyra and Baalbek in the splendour and beauty of their ruins. From Deir el 'Ashair (see page 379) to Damascus the distance was formerly about six hours ; but now, on the fine French road, which is not far away, and which we reach at a station called Khan Meiselun, it can be accomplished in much less time. The old trail led ^ ^^^^^^^^^^^^j^5^ o g MEDALLION ON THE TEMPLE AT RUKHLEH. Outside the south wall, near the east corner ; it is five feet in diameter. The upper part has been destroyed by gunpowder. The neighbouring village is inhabited by Druses. over barren ridges and across some small and exceedingly desolate upland plains before it brought the traveller to the banks of the Burada, whose welcome stream clothes the desert with greenness and beauty. This ancient river, the Abana of Scripture history, just before issuing upon the plain, has carved out from the limestone riclge one of the wildest and most picturesque of its many deep and sublime gorges (see page 380). But after plunging, a mad torrent, along the bed of its narrow chasm, it becomes quiet and harmless at last, and devotes