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Wilson, Charles William, Sir. Picturesque Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt, Vol. 2 - Page 354. 1883. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. October 24, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/543/show/415.

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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
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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 354 PICTURESQUE PALESTINE. sip At this mgg^ MA'YAN MtJSA, THE SPRING OF MOSES, SINAI. spring, rising up in a cool shady rock-grotto, the Bedawin believe Moses to have watered Jethro's flocks. In the garden is shown the hermitage and chapel of St. Ounfrius; while lower down on the western side of the valley are the ruins of the Convent of the Twelve Apostles, sheltered by the towerino- form of Jebel er Rabbeh. Ammonius, an Egyptian monk writing in the fourth century, tells of a slaughter of Sinaitic monks by the Saracens, and mentions that twelve corpses were found in the monastery of Gethrabbi. This word may easily be traced in the present name of the mountain, which is abbreviated by the Arabs into Jerrabbeh. In W&dy Leja monkish zeal has localised such a medley of memorable events {e.g. the site of Korah's rebellion, the mould in which the golden calf was cast, the spot where the broken Tables of the Law were buried, and above all the " Rock in Horeb " with its twelve fissures, which Moses struck) that the patience is sorely tried. Still one cannot look without some reverence at the places to which these traditions are attached, although we may