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Wilson, Charles William, Sir. Picturesque Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt, Vol. 2 - Page 105. 1883. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. June 1, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/543/show/157.

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Wilson, Charles William, Sir. (1883). Picturesque Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt, Vol. 2 - Page 105. 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/543/show/157

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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.
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.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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Title Page 105
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Transcript ACRE, THE KEY OF PALESTINE. 105 intelligence to the inhabitants of the villages in the plains. Some of the women were really handsome, and the young girls and little children remarkably pretty. About a mile and a half due south of Esfia there is a peak which rises to the heiffht of eighteen hundred and ten feet above the sea. This is the highest point of Carmel ; it is half a mile west of the central ridge or watershed, and is rarely visited. From Esfia we can proceed to El Mahrakah (see page 89), at the south-eastern extremity REMAINS OF A CRUSADING FORT AT TANTURAH. Its shattered tower is thirty feet in height. In the distance the village of Tanturah appears, on the site of the ancient «ty of Dor. of the Carmel range. In a direct line it is only three miles and a half distant, but practically it is nearly five miles, and the undefined road, over rocky hills and undulating table-land covered with dense thickets and brushwood, is so tortuous that it cannot possibly be followed without an experienced guide. The rude quadrangular structure of hewn stones called El Mahrakah, "the place of burning," is on a terrace of natural rock, sixteen hundred and eighty feet above the sea, facing the plain of Esdraelon (see page 96). A steep, well-wooded cliff,