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Wilson, Charles William, Sir. Picturesque Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt, Vol. 2 - Page 375. 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 19, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/543/show/436.

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Wilson, Charles William, Sir. (1883). Picturesque Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt, Vol. 2 - Page 375. Exotic Impressions, Views of Foreign Lands. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/543/show/436

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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
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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 CAIRO. tudy the mosques and tombs of Cairo tl ,e beauties all n literal which the Jewish physician, in th- the Hump! hath not seen Cairo hath not seen the world. Her soil , m^, women are as the dam : paradise; her b< ^ sweet- -eshing the heart and how can Cairo be otherwise, when die World The capital of Egypt .\vn upon .1 foundations, and b\ the mcorpor.t, ions suburbs. It owes its origin to the Arabs. v. [tiering the country, a.m. 041, fixed the site of his capital where he and hence it was called El-Fust Ihe lent.' Here I Damascus r the land of Egypt, held their curt, an actual seal eminent it remained still the chief town \ representati the 'Abbas) khalifs a new line who had just wrested the en the nayyeh removed their residence to a site a little to tin where a military suburb called El 'Askar (" the ( amp 1 grew up. and : 1 he first independent Mohammadan ;ed the seal 1 rnmeiit. and founded th' nburb farther to the north east, where he and his house, and the • : tin- II. When Jowhar took Egypt from the lattei 'funis, he chose a fourth sib 1 to the mull : 1.1 K in >,<•>) the new cit) of El Kahirah. or M the Victorious," which Italians corrupted int<< < Jowhai howev 1 hown l>> Mill1 In the ■ found a new (ity. but tO buihl a pala< « for the I tuUtl I 1 M for a Ion,; time Id Kahirah was simply th'- khalil ■ . and WSJ his harim, his si -is officials, and his garrison. I IOCS, itnl within the fortified walls and double ditches; th- 1 palao and here he kept his women, children, and eunu< lis, to the numb' ! 1 2,000 souls. .\e,,r by, where now stands the Khan Id Khalil) die imperial mausok Mo'Lu dep die remains of his ancestors, which he brought with him from l epulture in funis. farther south was the khalif him Prince and Imam of the faithful, conducted the Friday j separated from t! by tl «- Between the Palaces"), now known as the Suk En-Nahhasin, un«J. 1 the two. Nobody was all. ithin the pala- • ■ old, but the high officials and the garrison. It was not till Snladin succeeded 'i.ny power, and enlarged the walls, that El Kahirah be I"***- The capita] of Egypt thus in tour lit of the pre mtiguous at ii up El-Fustat was always th< called Masr (in Ul