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Wilson, Charles William, Sir. Picturesque Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt, Vol. 2 - Page 338. 1883. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. November 27, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/543/show/398.

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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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  • 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
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Repository Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries
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Transcript 33« PICTURESQUE PALESTINE. digious temple, to which Ras Sufsafeh is the propylon, while the plain Er Rahah is the open space outside the temple wall, from which the people might observe and mark in silent adoration the intercourse between the god and men. Just as within the farthest recess of the temple at Abou Simbel, in the presence of the four statues whose utter lifelessness even now fascinates one, the great Ramses, offering sacrifice to the gods of his dynasty, was supposed to receive inspiration from them through such communion, so Israel would apprehend that to this mountain Moses, as their leader and their representative, went up to hold communion with Jehovah. Dr. Robinson (" Biblical Researches," vol. i., page 89) thus describes his approach to the NEAR THE MOUTH OF WADY SH'REICH. The scene of the worship of the golden calf was placed by early tradition at the mouth of this valley. convent by Nagb Hawa : " As we advanced, the valley still opened wider and wider with a gentle ascent, and became full of shrubs and tufts of herbs, shut in on each side by lofty granite ridges with rugged shattered peaks a thousand feet high, while the face of Horeb rose directly before us. Both my companion and myself involuntarily exclaimed, ' Here is room enough for a large encampment!' Reaching the top of the ascent or watershed, a fine broad plain lay before us, sloping down gently towards the south-south-east, enclosed by venerable mountains of dark granite—stern, naked, splintered peaks and ridges of indescribable grandeur, - and terminated at the distance of more than a mile by the bold and awful front of Horeb (i.e. R^s