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Wilson, Charles William, Sir. Picturesque Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt, Vol. 2 - Page 38. 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 27, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/543/show/88.

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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 ■■■HBHHHH^MBM PICTURESQUE PAx YE. the highest sph< fusefulness in the future Ihe her with the I h, Turkish, and Latin Ian l1 and m< tily telegraphic communication with tantinople I and Washington. American, British, and German Protestant ning hundi I the ch daught ia Th established a college and printin magnii and the Maronti Paj Mohammedan, and Jewish academies are educatinj of youth, while the Chariu'and the Dames de th have under training about and thirt) Arab girls. The i >o drove thousands of Christians into BeirOt, many of whom have made this city their permanent home. Its pure n ttional ad tmercial importance, and securit] from I lis of civil war and in it the favourite r< ! r all sects ami classes. Beirut i. connected with Damascus by a fine French macadamised mud, with diligences running through twice a da) \So and 381, vol. L). nd all nd judicial officers are ap| I by the Sul; the municipality ao- elected by the people. The Christians of all < itnuml Mohami . two 1 aw increasing Jewish population and a small Europ tnent Beirut has been noted for its silk culture and manufacture for many centuries, and 1 jewellers and I in silver and gold filigree work and in the exqui oik. woollen, and cotton, now atl\ in VOgue in civili A\\i\ di Ihe silk and -old cloth curtains woven ai Zfik, near the 1 to adorn the palaces pf Europe. The future commercial imp rut will depend on the terminus of the great trunk railwav from the Medilerrar.- [ndi But its literal^ importance and its eligibility as a home for the most enliglm of as in the future can never be materially changed. Its peopl K1 the i Lebanon, are enterprising and capable of high cultivation. The cit> year in beautj and in influence in the East, and its insthuti far more potent for good than its famous university in the golden m. mile south west n\ the College, the cape of Rls Beirut terminates in an abrupt heh, the old S name for Rls, or headland The cliff is worn awaj in a cun •<* ^( which is .1 rotto or cavern only to be approached by rowing bos Ite the mouth of tli in. and in the foCUS of the semicircle formed by the clitt. I the tw a Islands, under OM of which is a natural tunnel. Not only pi. but hoals of seals formerly added interest to the spot. The en «k presents a curious api e with its ain ta of white chalk and black flint, and the distortions and curvature. ^\ the strata are beautifully marked in the islands. ( >n a recent Mat durinj tie the scene ir of indescribable grandeur. The mighty wa ne r«».. Ill from t :riking upon the ledges outside the islands, burst into milky foam