Biblical researches in Palestine, and in the adjacent regions: a journal of travels in the year 1838, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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Crocker and Brewster, 1860 - Bible
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Contents

istrneted508 Organization 503 GreetCatholics 504 Clergy are natives 50 5
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Go to Dawaimeh for thu nijjht by mistake 54 55 Conclude to visit elBurj
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specifications cf Eusebius and Jerome 5759 Hist Notices serving to sustain their
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Eleutheropolis and Betogabra 65 66 Goth 66 67 ifaraha Maretta 67 More
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The Haram description 75 76 A mere wall around an interior court 76
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Probably a Jewish structure surrounding the sepulchre of the patriarchs 77 Hist
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Threshingfloors scenes of the book of Ruth 83 May 25A Visit to the Rabbi
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pect towards the south 97 Country of the Jehalin 98 Encamp over Sunday
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Rujeim Selameh and view 102 Upper ezZuweirah 108 Wide prospect over
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Bathe in the sea 110 Deep cavern in the mountain 110 Alarm at an approaching
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along the base of the transverse line of cliffs 116 Ain elArfis 117 Wady Ghurun
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Violent Sirocco 122 Routes up to Wady Musa 122 123 Base of the mountains
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Width of the chasm and height of the sides 130 131 Oleanders chan
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cliffs only on E and W 138 Nature of the ground N and S of the brook 138 189
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Noise of guns Arab quarrel Arabs sent to bring us back 145 146 Sheikh turns
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Suddenly vanishes before the Muhammedan conquest 170 Identity of Petra with
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first step or offset of the mountains drained by Wady elFikreh 177 178 A more
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htm been formed by some convulsion of nature destroying the fertile plain 189 Per
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tract etTuribeh 196 Pass of elMuzeikah third ascent towards Palestine
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Leave Gaza road and cross towards elMilh encamp 199 June
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Sheikhs of the Jehalin 207 208 Arrangement for paying over the price of the cam
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Feom IIebeon to Wady Musa and Back
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Dura Nubiun slave village quarrel 214 Subsequent rebellion 215 Ancient Ado
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Sheikh saddles his ass and accompanies us as a guide 219 Terkumieh Tricomiat
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Beththemeeh also Irthemeth 224 226 Wady Sfirar Rafat 226 Great plain Khuldo
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Hospitality upper room washing the feet 229 230 Tower of Ramleh beautiful
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iniyiL 248 Jimzu Gimzo 249 Two roads up the mountain we cross the fields
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Zerln 318 319 It stands on the brow of a deep broad valley running east to
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Little Hermon 326 Valley of Jezreel 327 Beisin Btthdtean 328 Fuleh
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Latin convent 334 Maronite church 835 Precipice brow of the hill 335
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Semunieh Simoniai 844 Jebuta Gabatha 344 SefFurieh Srpphoris
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Transfiguration 358 859 Age of the crusades churches and convents 359
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A temporary stream npon the plain now dry but often fall 363 864
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to Khan etTujjar 368 369 Damascus road Ard elHamnm Kefr Sabt 369 Plain
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boat 3S0 Tiberias in ruins 380 Position the walls prostrated by the recent earth
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cus our change of plan 394 395 Land of rumours 395 Set off for N end of
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that plain ruins Dukah 410 411 Character of the Batihah Ghawarinch
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Gaulonitis or Julias 413 414 Character of the upper Jordan 414 Its valley
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Apparently the central point of that of 1837 phenomena 424 His
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Gorge of the Litany and Lebanon further south Jebel Safed 438 Wady etTeim
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Volcanic stones and extinct crater 444 445 ElJish Ciscala
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Haddita castles of Tibnin Toron and eehShukif Belfort 450 Hist Notices
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for our tent 461 American consular agents in Syria 461 Go to the house of
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Historical Notices 459 We follow the ancient aqueduct running towards Mashuk
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Port now fast filling up 464 Rocky western shore 464 Strewed with columns
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River elKasimiyeh Leontet 472 473 Great Phenician plain 473 Adlan
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ancient Bostrtnm 485 486 Mulberry orchards southern heights of Lebanon
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and aspect of the town 491 492 Gardens and verdure around houses of the Franks
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SECTION XVII
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Printingpress of long standing 505 Maronites 505 Devoted to
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Chronological List of Works on PALEsrnraetc 533555
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IL La Cixez de Jhebusalem eto 556562
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Itinerary 563676
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Arabic Names and Words 577591
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Page 286 - Say not ye, There are yet four months, and then cometh harvest? behold, I say unto you, Lift up your eyes, and look on the fields; for they are white already to harvest.
Page 21 - And Saul and the men of Israel were gathered together, and pitched by the valley of Elah, and set the battle in array against the Philistines. And the Philistines stood on a mountain on the one side, and Israel stood on a mountain on the other side : and there was a valley between them.
Page 459 - Spikenard and saffron ; calamus and cinnamon, with all trees of frankincense; myrrh and aloes, with all the chief spices : A fountain of gardens, a well of living waters, and streams from Lebanon.
Page 335 - And all they in the synagogue, when they heard these things, were filled with wrath, and rose up and thrust him out of the city, and led him unto the brow of the hill whereon their city was built, that they might cast him down headlong.
Page 327 - Now the Philistines fought against Israel, and the men of Israel fled from before the Philistines and fell down slain in Mount Gilboa.
Page 194 - And it came to pass on the twentieth day of the second month, in the second year, that the cloud was taken up from off the tabernacle of the testimony. 12 And the children of Israel took their journeys out of the wilderness of Sinai ; and the cloud rested in the wilderness of Paran.
Page 154 - And by thy sword shalt thou live, and shalt serve thy brother; and it shall come to pass when thou shalt have the dominion, that thou shalt break his yoke from off thy neck.
Page 337 - Seating myself in the shade of the Wely, I remained for some hours upon this spot, lost in the contemplation of the wide prospect, and of the events connected with the scenes around. In the village below, the Saviour of the world had passed his childhood ; and although we have few particulars of his life during those early years, yet there are certain features of nature which meet our eyes now, just as they once met his. He must often have visited the fountain near which we had pitched our tent ;...
Page 288 - And the king of Assyria brought men from Babylon, and from Cuthah, and from Ava, and from Hamath, and from Sepharvaim, and placed them in the cities of Samaria instead of the children of Israel : and they possessed Samaria, and dwelt in the cities thereof.
Page 514 - And the angel of the Lord spake unto Philip, saying, Arise, and go toward the south unto the way that goeth down from Jerusalem unto Gaza, which is desert.

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