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Wilson, Charles William, Sir. Picturesque Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt, Vol. 2 - Page 353. 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/414.

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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
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/william-r-jenkins-architecture-art-library
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Transcript h. I>ui SINAI, not only as the mountain on which Jehovah spake with Moms ami with V also as the mountain from which the Law was published to Israel I the mountain is well adapted by its physical characteri I .. tl m basin, in which stands the Chapel Mar) of the Zone, shaded bj tome hawthorn ami by the weather beaten willow which . . name to the Raa and when i also of chap c., dedicated to St * iregori it John the Baptist, ami i ,i,ls little plain the path called Sikket Sho'eib leads up from Wady ed Den 11 Moses as bidding farewell to the Elders; then taking with him onlj which occupies the central portion ol the mountain Nock, now ascendn ling- between enormous piles mite, which suggest thai an earthq long ago upheaved and shattered them till became totheopa id in G I :< on the seventh day he would [oehua -when tl into the mount.' As for the people we know that they stood ai th. and that bounds were set to guard an) approach to the in through surrounding valleys. We also know that, terror-struck al the sight oi thi with tire unto the midst of heaven, the people removed and a i \i,,..,•. k to them in the pi.tee of (,<»d. May we not ilx n with reason suppose lli.it from such a position as the cleft in Kas Sufsafeh he would proclaim to thechildi Israel th*'Law which God had delivered to him ? It is a rough scramble from the Chapel ol Klijah to the ( lup< I oi st Mai then there is a breathless climb over great l< ipi io roll to... Ik 1 with much labour of hands and arms and ki I 1< .;■■. up .1 1 for three or four hundred feet, which splits in twain th< nmosi blufl n the trest-a narrow chasm between tremendous walls 1 our- suddenly standing abov< I r RahahI The via rt by courage* the ma 'il the left (see | •■ The great -rev plain stretching down to the foot of the h< ich we Stand, from its crest two miles away, is ling into the lateral valleys, wh 00 into the wide Wady es Sheikh, while the Stately hills framing it blend with 1 b Hawa and the wave like ranges of mountains beyond Imin- h us r curiously curved mound 'Ujrat el Mehd, where the princes of I behind is the peak of Jebel Musa with its many traditions, crowned with tl double sanctity- on all sid< troubled sea of confused mountain forms. Ret our steps to the plain of Elijah's Chapel, I i"i" v ,1>" path usually taken by tint Russian pilgrims. Nearly at the head of thi : Cleft," up which the path tern dii : in up;' dedicated to u ty Man fttdod wnded by a m This convent is 1 I with supcrstili. Arabs.