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Wilson, Charles William, Sir. Picturesque Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt, Vol. 2 - Page iv. 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 26, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/543/show/42.

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Title Picturesque Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt, Vol. 2
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  • 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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Language English
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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 iv CONTENTS. THE SOUTHERN BORDERLAND AND DEAD SEA. By Professor PALMER, M. A Abraham's Oak.—Tree Worship.—Hebron.—Cave of Machpelah.—Ancient Pools.—Tell Zif.—Land of Moab - Kerek.—il Cities of the Plain."—Jebel Usdum, a Mountain of Crystalline Rock-Salt.—The Dead Sea — Wilderness of Engedi.—Beersheba.—Kadesh Barnea.—Idumea.—Petra.—Rock-cut Tombs and Temples - Pharaoh's Treasury. MOUNT HOR AND THE CLIFFS OF EDOM. By Miss M. E. ROGERS Through the Ravine to Petra.—Ascent to Ed Deir.—Josephus.—Mount Ilor.—To the Shrine of Neby Harun on its Summit.—Sacrifice of a Goat on Aaron's Terrace.—Wady 'Arabah, its Shrubs and Flowers.—Animal Life in the Desert.—Site of Ezion Geber.—The Peutinger Tables. — Elath.—Castle of 'Akabah.—Phu- raoh's Island. THE CONVENT OF ST. CATHERINE. By Miss M. E. ROGERS The Shores of the Gulf of 'Akabah.—View of the Land of Midian.—Change of Escort.—Enter the Mountains through the Nukb el Abweib.—'Ain el Hudhera.—Hazeroth.—Tomb of the Prophet Saleh.—Festivals in Km Honour.—Arrival at the Convent.—Church of the Transfiguration.—The Library.—The " Codex Sinaiticus." —Ascent of Jebel Musa.—St. Stephen's Gate.—The Convent Servitors. SINAI. By the Rev. C. PICKERING CLARKE 239 Suez.—The Canal.—" Passage of the Israelites through the Red Sea."—Zoan.—Wells of Moses.—Arab Life.— The Desert.—Marah.—Peculiarities of the Sinai District.—Rain Storms.—Elim.- Pharaoh's Bath.—Traditions relating to Moses and Pharaoh.—Wady Taiyebeh.—Inscriptions in Wady Mukatteb.—Ruins of Sai el Khadim.—Turquoise Mines.—The " Wild Roe."—Tamarisks.—Manna.—Stories about the Bedawin.— March of the Israelites.—" Encampment of the Red Sea."—The Plain of El Markha.—Wady Sidreh. Egyptian Tablets in Wady Magharah.—Nomenclature of Mountains and Valleys.—Wady Feiran. Horeb.— The Stricken Rock.—The Battle at Rephidim.— The Amalekites.—Jebel Tahunch.— Ancient Weapons.— Groves of Tamarisk.—" The Girls' Mount."—Pharan.—Nawamis.—"Mount of the Conference."—Mount Serbal.—The "Lighthouse."—Monasticism.—St. Anthony—Paul the Hermit.—Wady Sigilliyeh. Port Royal.—" Mount Sinai" Traditions.—Inscriptions.—The Empress Helena.—Jebel Musa.—Nebi Saleh.—I he Thamudites.—The " Mountain of the Law."—The Wilderness of Sinai.—Difficulties of Travelling.—Jcthro's Visit to Moses.—Elijah.—" The Mount of God."—Public Worship. —Springs.—" The Speaking Stone.''— Streams and Fruit-gardens.—Nagb Hawa, " The Pass of the Wind."—Jebel Musa.—Jethro's Valley.—Aaron's Hill.—Convent of St. Catherine.—The Convent Garden.—Holy Places on Jebel Musa.—Great Plain of Er Rahah.—" Moses' Cleft."—Convent of the Forty Martyrs.—Convent of the Twelve Apostles.—Wady Leja. —Jebel Katarina. THE LAND OF GOSHEN. By STANLEY LANE-POOLE 3*9 Wall-painting at Beny Hasan.—The Suez Canal.—The " Field of Zoan."—The Hyksos, or Shepherd Kings.— Rameses II. (Pharaoh the Oppressor) at Zoan.—Description of the City by a Contemporary Poet.—Excavations at Tell-el-Maskhutah, the site of Pithom-Succoth.—Store-chambers built " unto Pharaoh " by the Children of Israel.—Brick-making, Ancient and Modern.—Sesostris at Zoan.—Overthrow of the Cities of the Delta.—Site of the City of Goshen at Fakus, the Greek Phacussa.-Site of Heliopolis, or On.-The Solitary Obelisk.—The Temple of On.—Mounds and Ruins.—The Virgin's Tree. CAIRO. By STANLEY LANE-POOLE : • ' Narrow Lanes and Winding Alleys.—The " Thousand and One Nights."—" Origin of the Capital of Egypt.' - History of its Growth.—Walls and Gates of Cairo.—Modern " Improvements."—The Old Fatimy Quarter.- Strect Scenes.—Private Houses.—Lattice Windows.—Shops.—Bazaars.—Mosques.—The Memluks.--Ln- Nasir.—Maristan of Kalaun.—Mosque of Sultan Hasan.—" Tombs of the Khalifs."—Tomb-mosque cf Kait Bay.—Construction of Mosques.—Schools and Street Fountains.—The Citadel.-Mosque of Mohammad Ah. —View from the Citadel.—The Old Suburb, El-Katai.— Mosque of Ibu Tuliin.— El-Khalig, or " the Canal -- Gardens on the Canal.—Arabic Verses, translated by the late Professor Palmer. -Masr " El-'Atikah. of Rodah.— The Nilomcter. -Proclamation of the Rising of the Nile.—Ancient and Modern Customs aliening the Ceremony of Cutting the Dam of the Canal—Curious Letter addressed by 'Omar, Princ Faithful, to the Nile of Egypt.--Fustat.— The Mosque of 'Amr. 37*