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Wilson, Charles William, Sir. Picturesque Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt, Vol. 2 - Page 134. 1883. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. February 17, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/543/show/187.

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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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Original Item Location DS107 .W73 v.2
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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
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Transcript PICTURESQUE PALP SPINE. bcat This d- i extend, southwards for nearly five miles, relie on|y [,, boa bulbosa and marram and thistles of many kinds, with piaj 1 sand-hills on the right shut out the view of the the wooded hills of the plain of Sharon. We pass fnant water, parti) i wn with n nd rushes, and Bibs in the sandstone r \\ our left. This El Haram Aly Ibn 'Aleim (the sanctuary of 'Aly the son - ;m)> whi hundred and ten feet above the * a level. It con tutial 1 ind an ancient mosque, said to have been built by i : I a r Bibars in honour of the famous dervish 'Aly Ibn 'Aleim, about I (it when on a journey with my brother. We appi 1 it, ith, making our way along the seashore al tune ofsw (lapping their broad white wings above our heads, a multitude of era Is the sea, and < atchera were flitting meal. The elilfs on our light were high and ells and sand. In some places the beach ry nam ! epened rapidly, an I a thick mist from the ground, so that see the upper parts of the i; moving b We met a Ion r\ StT a\\A shadow \, partly rtl) magnified as the) were by the mist. < Kir kawass, who was riding a little red to be gliding along without support, for his grey horse w. Presently ided US tow a: windin in the cliffs, an ancient : I. A low rough wall of rock Stood in the middle and divi natural ca I room alighted and led the way, groping along the steep and Windlll intern in his hand. We soon reached the top of the cliff, (a: io the precincts nl the sanctuary. We were COndu then teep uncovered stone staircase to mountain of rice, and eating it : a\\A lantern light The sheikh of El Haram welcomed us with great 00 id invited iter the spacious and lofty guest-chamber which opened on to thenware Ian intique form were lighted and placed in m ii we could see that the I and tinted, and the v with incised ornamenl of good design. In central ind black, chiefl) ting ^a' the names of prophets and WlVOCtl Hut the whole surface was blackened with smoke from the wood I . in the Centre Of the cemented floor in the winter. Th- paitmeni but a few old reed m 1 in ti recesses on three sides of il .mA in the corners. We had some of our tent furniture brought in.