Later Biblical Researches in Palestine and the Adjacent Regions: A Journal of Travels in the Year 1852 (Google eBook)

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John Murray, 1856 - Bible - 664 pages
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Contents

Site and prospect 4951 The fortress 51 Bevelled stones 52 Dimensions
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Templeruins at Kubrikhah 55 56 Tulin Khirbet Silim 56 Remains 5657
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in the priests home described 69 The village the night 69 Remains of
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Way to Beit Jean across the mountain 75 Village of Jermuk 75 Descent
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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 Kison view 103 Amkah not Bethemet
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Kana Khirbet Kina Cana of Galilee 108 Kefir Mends 109 Rummaneh Rimmon
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Mukutta Kiihon 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 119
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Turn up the mountain on the Nabulus road 124 125 Deir elGhusun Wady Mfissin
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Visit to Jacobs well 132 Belatah road along tho plain 132 Josephs tomb 182
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try Kuriet Jit Gitta 134 Ferata Jirathon 134 Funduk Kefr Abbush Wady
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Wady Atallah 143 elKubab on first hills 143 Annibeh Bethannaba 144 Yalo
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Emmaus of the New Testament? 147150 elLatron a ruined fortress Castdlum
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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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jHsrsALBM Incidents and Observations
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Bazars the same with the ancient market 166 Roman portal St Mary de Latino
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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 Zncharias 188 East wall of Haram irregular
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View through window 193 Visit the mount of Olives 193 Kulat elJilOd
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SECTION V
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TSdturn of the Tyropceon 208 Place and nature of Akra 208 209 Steps down into
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hypothetical course not admissible 218 Probable course from Hippicns to the
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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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tmoth 280 281 Way to Halhul fine tillage 281 Halhul Halhul 281 282 May
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Fbom Jerusalem to Beiban
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narrow plain 28C Second ascent Scopus 286 Reflections 286 Tuleil elFul
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Unexplored region way to Kefr Malik 290 291 Kefr Malik 291 Wady
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Ain Tana Thanalh 295 Akrabeh AaraU 29C Lies on a watershed 296 Yanun
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Villages 301 Northern prolongation of the Mukhna 301 Wady
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Gentlo descent to the Ghor lines of hills 309 Sakut Succoth 309 310 Tells
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Visit their encampment breakfast 317 Cross Wady Yabis and ascend by a smaller
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Fording places of the Jordan guide leads the horses 325 Way to Beisan 325
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vided by Kum Surtabeh 334 The northern portion well watered and cultivated
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Drnze Sheikh 384 May 35 Tokens of rain slight showers 886 Way by Kau
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May 26 Way to the Huleh 388 889 Steps or offsets in the northern plain 389
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birds nests 394 elMansury 394 Many canals from the Leddan mills many bees
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Chasm above Jnbbata head of Wady Khushabeh 401 402 Ruin Hflzury not BCKOT
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Wadys Asal EhQshabeh and Zaarah 406 406 Great fountain not from under
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motest but the largest fountains regarded as the source
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KQTat Bustra temples a riddle 414 Wady and Ain Seraiyib 415 Wady Klra
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Teim fountains on western declivity 420 Ridge edDahar separating the Hasbany
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June 1st Way from Neby Sufa 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 Chrymrrhoas 447 Probably also the Anuma
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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 Otateit under Lebanon 497 Great fountain Neba Anjar 498 Intermitting?
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We pass down by Ain Bnrday 404 Another road from Masy northwards lies in
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reruijlt number order and size of the columns 511 Columns broken away
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Prob the Hibtfh Avon of the prophet Amos 519 620 Coins of
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medan conquest 523 The city first appears aa Baalbek and as a fortress 524
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A poor village once an important place 534 535 Ruins of churches
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desert and covered with loose trap 542 543 Ribleh at the elbow of the Orontes 643
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Valley of the Orontes its character 648 549 Lake of Kedes or Hums 649 CITIES
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Arab cemeteries 659 Extreme northern point of Lebanon 559 560 Fine plain
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A ruin niv our tent 561 662 Character of the region we had passed over
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Described 562 563 View from it east and west lake of Hums and the Mediterra
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Leave elHnsn 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 594 695 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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Ruina at Fukra 612 Ancient temple singular tract of rocks 612 613 Other
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of Lepsins and Layard 621 Great antiquity 622 Difficulties 622 Noticed only
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NOTES
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Druze Letter of Protection
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Araeic Names and Words 643657
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