Later Biblical Researches in Palestine, and in the Adjacent Regions: A Journal of Travels in the Year 1852. Drawn Up from the Original Diaries, with Historical Illustrations, with New Maps and Plans (Google eBook)

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Crocker & Brewster, 1856 - Bible - 664 pages
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Contents

Tcmplcruius at Kiibrikhah 65 66 Tulin Khirbet Silim 56 Remains 5657
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in the priests house described 69 The village the night 69 Remains of
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Way to Beit Jenn across the mountain 75 Village of Jermuk 75 Descent
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The priest Flsminius 21 Wady Shahrur its fertility 21 22 Traces of the ancient
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mains 86 87 Return and follow down Wady Shaab 87 Arab picnic 87 Kabul
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Noble crops 102 Tell Kisdn view 103 Amkah not Belhmek
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Kana Khirbet Kana Cam of Galilee 108 Kefr Menda 109 Rummaneh Rimmon
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Mukntta Kithon 116 Tell elMutsellim prospect 116 117 Taannuk Taanach
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Megiddo not Maximianopolis 118 Way over the hills to the plain on the coast
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Turn up the mountain on the Nabulus road 124 125 Deir elGhusun Wady Mussin
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Visit to Jacobs well 132 Belitah road along the plain 132 Josephs tomb
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try Kuriet Jit Gitta 134 Feiata Pirathm 134 Funduk Kefr Abbush Wady
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Wady Atallah 143 elKubab on first hills 143 Anmibeh Bethanmba 144 Yalo
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Emmaus of the New Testament? 147150 elLatron a ruined fortress Castellum
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Several roads to Jerusalem we decide to go by Kesla and Soba 154 Descend
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SECTION IV
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Bazars the same with the ancient market 166 Roman portal St Mary de Latina
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Fragment of a pier etc 167 Covered street further north 167 Granite columns
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English cemetery 178 179 American cemetery grave of Prof Fiske 179 Traces
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Tombs of Absalom James and Zacharias 188 East wall of Haram irregular
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View through window 193 Visit the mount of Olives 193 K6Tt elJalfid
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May 6ti Waters at Damascus gate common cisterns 196 197 Rumour of run
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The Tvropcson aid Akra 207 Language of Josephus 207 Inferences
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This was the natural position 213 The north side of Zion was cov
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west corner ancient 220 221 Ancient southern gate 221 The ancient arch
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Herod as Antonia 231 Described 231 Its acropolis 231233 Extent of
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The Aqueduct 247 Subterranean reservoir 248 Upper Fountain 248 249
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Historical testimony 255259 Archaeological argument 259 Crypt
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Probably not here at Bittir 269 270 Was it at Bethel? 270 271 Return by
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A traditional St Philips 278 Proceed to erRameh not Ramah of the south
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anoth 280 281 Way to Halhul fine tillage 28L Halhul Halhul 281 282 May m
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Unexplored region way to Kefr Malik 290 291 Kefr Malik 291 Wady
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Ain Tana Thcmaih 295 Akrabeh Acrabi 296 Lies on a watershed 296 Yanun
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Villages 301 Northern prolongation of the Mukhna 301 Wady
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Gentle descent to the Ghr lines of hills 309 Sakut SuccoA 309 310 Tells
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Visit their encampment breakfast 317 Cross Wady Yabis and ascend by a smaller
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brooks of water 827 Region volcanic 328 Ruins extensive many columns
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mountain to Jenin 337 Notices of Bctylua 337 338 Arab encampments in
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Tell elKady 390398 Large fountains and stream 390 391
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Goatvillage Mesady 399 Lake Phiala character stagnant waters
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Wadys Am Ehushabeh and Zaarah 405 406 Great fountain not from under
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KuFat Bustra temples a riddle 414 Wady and Ain Seraiyib 415 Wady Khu
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Teim fountains on western declivity 420 Ridge edDahar separating the Hasbany
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Jinx lsf Way from Neby Sofa towards Dahar elAhmar fountain 427 428
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Its lower western ridge and valley above 431 Summit visited by Rev Mr Porter
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Fine fountain elArrad 440 Ridges and valleys 440 View of Damascus and
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south 446 447 Is the ancient Chryeorrftoae 447 Probably also the Amana
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the river its form 454 The streets 454 Houses the interior sometimes splendid
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Churches
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SyroGreek dominion 465 466 Under the Romans in the New Testament
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SECTION XI
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Remains of an ancient city necropolis ancient excavated road 479 480 Latin
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of the plain 486 Loftiest peak of AntiLebanon proper near Bludan 486 Plain
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Ancient Chakis under Lebanon 497 Great fountain Neba Anjar 498 Intermitting?
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We pass down by Ain Burday 404 Another road from Masy northwards lies in
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for the iron cramps 511 Walls on which the columns stand 511512 Striking
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Prob the BUcath Aven of the prophet Amos 519 520 Coins of
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medan conquest 523 The city first appears as Baalbek and as a fortress 524
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Ancient Ubo or Lybo
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the east of the stream 538 Historical Notices of the fountains 539 The Monks
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clivity summits and elevation 456 547 AntiLebanon its character elevation
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Arab cemeteries 559 Extreme northern point of Lebanon 559 560 Fine plain
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Described 562 563 View from it east and west lake of Hums and the Mediterra
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Leave elHusn 570 Notch and valley northwest 570 571 Convent Mar Jirjis
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Historical Notices 579581 Streams north of Tripoly 582 Leave the road to Tri
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The spot held sacred altars chapel 589 590 The cedars stand in a vast amphithe
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Road along the chasm to Bsherreh 594 595 Position fertility female
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and villages 598 Deir Kanobin 598 599 Leave road to Hadith and ascend south
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ascend high ridge on our left 609 Descend and follow down Wady Shebruh
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Ruins at Fukra 612 Ancient temple singular tract of rocks 612 613 Other
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of Lepsius and Layard 621 Great antiquity 622 Difficulties 622 Noticed only
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Commerce of Beirut
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Itinerary 636642
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From Beisan to Hasbeiteh
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Arabic Names and Words 643657
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