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Wilson, Charles William, Sir. Picturesque Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt, Vol. 2 - Page 253. 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/310.

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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 253
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Transcript MMMWi SINAI 253 There are other mountains which attract attention—specially the range which shelves down towards the shore of the (ailf of 'Akabah- but not to the same extent. The long winding in thp: wilderness oe shur. A small encampment of Bedawin, probably of the Terabin tribe, whose territory extends as far as Gaza. valleys, which, in serpentine course, pierce the mountains, are very unlike the valleys in Switzerland. There there are perpetual streams and rivers, rushing with noisy violence on their way; here the silent valleys scarce have water in them at all, or, if there is any, it is merely a struggling, almost motionless, streamlet, unless some fierce storm bursts upon the mountains in SAXD-STORM IN THE DESERT. The dreaded khamseen (wind and sand storm) very frequently overtakes the traveller in the region between Ayiin Musa and Wady Amarah. Dean Stanley, Niebuhr, Miss Martineau, all encountered it here. terrible flood. Such a storm and flood (a seil) is most destructive. The Wady Solaf, into which we shall come after we have passed through Wady Feiran, was the scene of a great flood 94