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Wilson, Charles William, Sir. Picturesque Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt, Vol. 2 - Page 339. 1883. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. February 24, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/543/show/399.

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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
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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
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Transcript ^^^■H"^^""^™^"1 ^^mmmm^^^^^^^^^i'^^mm^mmmmimam^mmmmmmmmmmmm^m^ SINAI. , risin endicularly in frowning ma from twelve to fifteen hundred feet lit It wa i solemn grandeur wholly unexpected, and such as we had new and the itions, which at the moment rushed upon our minds. whelmil Stn '- should be laid on the fact that Jebel Musa is a mountain which r. fsifeh rises from the plain with no intervening slopes of rj irhile in |cl on the eastern £ Jebel Musa, where stands the Convent mmediately above the convent buildings th.a one wonders ho* a pathwaj ma) 1m by which to scale them. How different is the style, manner. awA ap; ain worthy of mention; the winding valley ne\. a in such wise ii compact or properly ordered encampment could have been formed t: could not be described graphicall) i mountain which ma) l those who think that in Wady 'Aleyat the eastern valle) iui il: il. it is sufficient to point out that the floor ofthi 0 worn and broken up b) the toi nstaiul) through it that it is difficult to pick ones \\a\ along, while th< few tents could ho pitched As to tin* space between W&dies 'Alt already seen that it is idled by a rugged mountain ma We are following, then, the track of the main bod) of the Israelii. camels journej on through Wady Feirln. After some five mil* ind the scenery is made drear) b) .1 succession -i ban i |K,), cut through b) the i in flood, and exhibitin tl i the valley bed In ti ies it m fl hand wh point to point. <>r what is the bearing of our course to the - king <>i Sinai) ral direction of the valley is south east, while th' twenty one miles. Before the natura Buweil valley called Khabar runs into W'ad\ n. It mijit properl] I W'ady el Akhdhar, which strikes the important valley of Berrah W .. idually ascends in a north-west direction to the watershed, M ends to its trysting place with W'ady Bark. Thence b ii d Khadim journ Sinaitic inscriptions abound in these valleys, and from tin only that formerly they were more populous, but that ti re much freqw and merchants bound for Feiran, or for the I l«-bran. In W'ady Hark, a steep toilsome valley with an abund. wall of loos- es, built by the Towarah to keep out Mohammad All's soldier* It poor affair and easy to be turned. Mh- Bedawin deeming mat* convoy" had been violated by tin j pillaged a i of distinctly stratified alluvium are lodged at the tide* and mouth* of the watefcour id imposing form I In > are forty. »iaty, and a hundred feel high, toftWtlflMM la •tretchei, and m ached cones and blcx