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Wilson, Charles William, Sir. Picturesque Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt, Vol. 2 - Page 263. 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 3, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/543/show/320.

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Wilson, Charles William, Sir. (1883). Picturesque Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt, Vol. 2 - Page 263. 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/320

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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
Genre (AAT)
  • 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 263
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Transcript SINAI. 263 spectators that when th< loads were thrown out in the valley die)' appeared like living and writhing snak But Moses put an end to the illusion, for his rod (the rod oi which in the Cor'an he says to God, " It is my rod whereon I lean, and with which I beat down leaves for my flock, and I have other uses for it, such as to drive away wild beasts from my flock, to carry my bottle of water, to stick up and hang my upper garment on to shade me from the sun") when cast down devoured all the rest, so that even the sorcerers believed. Pharaoh became exceedingly angry, and said, " Verily he is the great sorcerer who has taught you all, but ye shall suffer for this." The Cor'an describes certain plagues which were inflicted for a special act of impiety on Pharaoh's part. He had had a great tower made, and from it had shot an arrow into heaven ; this fell at his feet covered with blood, and he said, M I have slain the God of Moses!" An interval of forty days occurs between each plague. The taking away of one plague Pharaoh declared to TrlE CLIFFS OF JEBEL HAMMAM FAR'UN. The altitude given in the " Ordnance Survey Map " for Jebel Hammam Far'un is 1,567 feet.