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Wilson, Charles William, Sir. Picturesque Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt, Vol. 2 - Page 52. 1883. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. August 8, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/543/show/103.

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Title Picturesque Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt, Vol. 2
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Wilson, Charles William, Sir
Publisher D. Appleton and Company
Date 1883
Description Index: Phoenicia and Lebanon / by the Rev. H. W. Jessup -- The Phoenician plain / by the Rev. Canon Tristram -- Acre, the key of Palestine, Mount Carmel and the river Kishon, Maritime cities and plains of Palestine / by Miss M. E. Rogers -- Lydda and Ramleh, Philistia / By Lt. Col. Warren -- The south country of Judaea / by the Rev. Canon Tristram -- The southern borderland and Dead Sea / by Professor Palmer -- Mount Hor and the cliffs of Edom, The convent of St. Catherine / by Miss M. E. Rogers -- Sinai / by the Rev. C. P. Clarke -- The land of Goshen, Cairo, Memphis, Thebes, Edfu and Philae / by S. Lane-Poole.
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  • 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.2
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 52 PICTURESQl E P. \LESTINE. how utterly diflfi the subsequent career of each. For many miles the tinj Litany and [ordan flow southwards in almost parallel lines, while the Orontes takes a due northward course. The almost imperceptible rise which separates them gradually swells int rid I watershed between Lebanon and Hermon, till the Litany makes a rift through Northern I ialilee, a stupend* which affords the grandest ry in the country the natural bridge of El Kuweh 2, vol. U Dashing through a glen some th fee p in [daces, just below the great castle of Shuklf it meets a mountain barr ;nir RIDGE OVER THE NAHR EL KASIMIyEH (THE On ti ul. which li nam b h wires; higher up, this river is led El Litany. of Lebanon running east <\ni] west Exit seems impossible. The river rushes straight against the mighty wall and turns at ri angles to the west, working its way by a fissure wholly invisible till the traveller is close upon its edge, and which splits the apparently continuous rang* very cent The tableland to the north n\ the river continues without any prominent hr deep valleys from the ridge above the mouth n\ the K&simtyeh (called in its upper cow LitAny, doubtles old Phoenician name, corrupted by the (.reck, into Leonfc Shuklf and the range which forms the watershed of the Jordan. Returning again to the Phoenician plain, the path lies for six miles along the shon hard, smooth sand. The sweep of the land make, a fine embayed coast line, with the headland by Sarepta forming one end o\ the bow, and the moles, buildings, and ruii : 'rnnl*