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Wilson, Charles William, Sir. Picturesque Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt, Vol. 2 - Page 202. 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 3, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/543/show/258.

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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
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 202 PR Tl fRE SQL 'P PALPS PIN. Lit into tl a the south-west is th montory of El I a^ , and far above- it, on a high precipitous rock, stands the n. ble Kir-li a, Haresh, or Here* and the latter part of this name has time puzzled continental id philologist* When at Diban, th ent Dibon, where the celebrated "Moabite ston that the term u Harith91 in the local pat i the clistri* as a hill surmoe by build llarith" is th*- exact Arabic equivalent of the Hebrew "Hai Kir llareseth would the hill," a description the accuracy of which is pal illy when d from our present standpoint. This furnisln survival of an old Moablte word, and of the manner in which the moft apparently triflin md idioms may illustrate the Bible. K was the : art of tl Of th'- rebellion of Mesha, v. r tiin« «ii\ .md boastfully on t; made one last despairing but futile i>urst through the the Moabite monarch "took his el n that should ha I in hi» awA o him for a burnt-ofiering upon the wall." In later Crusading times the l>\ the turbulent knight, Raynald Ltillon, who. b) breaking faith with Saladin and atl the Mohammedan pilgrim caravan in tim- it die fall <>f the Christian kingdom in Palestine until \\<- begin I end th pitous and winding path, which in about half an hour In in \in J id ■ tuntain of the kid/1 is absolute!) identical in m u ith t Iptlire. from beneath a huge boulder upon four hundi I of the lake, and, rushing down the strep declivil >une hidden £cal vegetation, flows out upon a broad patch of alluvial soil -03). it dashes in a sparki * in a quid pool ;ed with tnl oleand< Tb the luxuriant hou awA the brook never finds it^ wa) down to tin warm (83 Fahr.),ofa sweetish and impr I with lime. Around tin with ap thicket composed of different kinds \phus.or thoi the \ral>s. who ayo v< t tasting : nightshade, or th Of M mad we: plant seldom found ►pica! n and ) M Uppl< A\." : thorn lible, al rundano low the spring, and the ru: :al ""■ ap; 1 and found in i tghbourhood. I ach th< tbout three hundred a\\A thirt the thicket through which the