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Wilson, Charles William, Sir. Picturesque Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt, Vol. 2 - Page 308. 1883. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. July 15, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/543/show/367.

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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 ■■MHIHMN^H^H 308 PICTURESQUE PALESTLNE. remains of what might have been a suburb of Pharan. It may be well to sum up the scraps of information which we have about this city. (1) As to the present name: the difficulty the Arabs have in pronouncing the letter P explains the substitution of Faran for Paran or Pharan. Faran might easily degenerate into Feiran, the " Valley of Mice," which ao-ain ■■^AJ( M WTADY FEIRAN. Acacia seyal is the same as the shittim-tree. The Arabs lop these trees for charcoal, &c, in the cruellest and most unscientific manner. might have its origin in the resemblance of the monkish cells and tombs on a large scale to the burrows of the field mice or jerboas. (2) The Hebrew word Rephidim means " Rest. If we cannot connect the names Pharan and Rephidim together, we may, without asking too much, suppose that Pharan is taken from some Amalekite name for the famous oasis. (3) Iha Pharan was a well-known place we have the evidence of Eusebius and Jerome (circa a.d. 33