Biblical Researches in Palestine, Mount Sinai and Arabia Petraea: A Journal of Travels in the Year 1838, Volume 2

Front Cover
Crocker & Brewster, 1841 - Bible
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

identity of the Sepulchre place of crucifixion 64 65 Questioned
71
No tradition of the spot probably existed or if there did it could not
77
minion provinces etc 81 82 Garrison 82 83 Population usually
91
Snow and ice 97 No particular periods of early and latter
98
SECTION IX
104
fusion of travellers 105 106 Arabic Lists of names etc 106 May
111
Wide views to Jordan etc 112 113 Jeba Gibeah
118
Way to Taiyibeh 119 120 Taiyibeh 121124 Hospitality the Medfeh
124
Ruins of churches at some distance 126 Ruins and spacious res
130
Not the Ramah of Samuel 141 142 Hist of the tradi
145
SECTION X
152
the aqueduct 163 Way to the Pools 164 Measurements 165 Sup
168
Name and legend 171 172 Probably ancient Herodium 173 Perhaps
179
Our further course 184 185 Bir ezZafer neh 185 Great Wady
193
Hist Notices 199 Scene of Davids adventure with Nabal 200 Simi
201
Descent of the pass 208 Optical illusion of an island 208
208
Fountain of Ain Jidy 209 Alarm 209 210 Trees plants and thicket
214
character of the shores 218 Phenomena 219 220 Mineral produc
226
Asphaltum 228130 The peninsula 230234 The Ford 234
234
Journey along the western side of the Dead Sea 242253 The Rashai
250
Ain elFeshkhah 252 Proceed along the shore ripe
256
Hist and topogr notices 258261 Supposed inundation
266
ruined convent 269271 Site of another convent 271 272 Reach
276
Process of threshing 276278 Sheikh of the Adwn places E
286
The Zkkm probably myrobalanum 291 Other trees
296
Last view of the fertile plain of Jericho 304 Wadys and
319
Preparations guide etc 321 May 17th Departure go round by Beit
325
Modin 328330 Possibly for Zuph Zophim the ancient Ramathaim
336
Way to Beit Nettif ancient road 340 341 Beit Nettif and country
342
site of Eleutheropolis reported ruins at Beit Jibrin etc 348 Wady
349
Santa Hanneh 357 358 People wish the Franks to come 358 For
360
bly a gloss 413417 Tradition of Samsons fountain in the vicinity
423
Violent Sirocco drops of rain with dust 429 Large oak 429 Reach
431
cient pools 432 433 The Haram description 434435 A mere wall
437
SECTION XII
463
Notices of the Jehalin 469 469 May 27th Visitors in our tent 469
469
about a headguide 471 472 We at length set off 472 Tell Ard
475
rise upon the Dead Sea 480 Zuweirah has no relation to Zoar which
486
We keep along the western side of the Ghr character salt rills
492
Proceed up this deep broad chasm 498 499 Evening halt romantic
501
Nemela 506 507 Juniper trees 506 Encamp at the top of the pass
507
western desert Wady elJerfeh Mount Hor etc 507 508 Region
513
commencement of the street of tombs 514 Monolithic tombs like those
523
the whole 527 The ancient city not enclosed by perpendicular rocks
530
Sheikh of Wady Msa arrives 535 536 Visit to the Deir 536538
536
rel Arabs sent to bring us back 538540 Sheikh turns out to be
547
Divisions Mountains of Moab Jebal eshSherah 552 ElHismeh
553
VOL II
559
Tribes of Bedawn 553 The Haweitt 553 554 Fellhn of
565
Bozrah 570 571 Ghůrŭndel Arindela Dhana Thana 571 Man
572
579
580
offset of the mountains drained by Wady elFikreh 586 587 A more
593
writers 598 593 Is the Arabah plain of the Hebrew Scriptures 599
599
have accumulated into an extensive stratum like the Pitch lake of Trini
606
They must have reached Kadesh through the Arabah 609 Position
613
across the tract etTăribeh 614 Pass elMuzeikah third ascent
620
towards Semůa and Hebron 623 624 Ascend another ridge or step
629
unlike the sheep 632635 Dine with Elias 635 636 Threshing floors
636
Curic INSCRIPTIONS at Beit Jibrn
642
Zoar Proofs that it was situated on the East
648
CataSTROPHE OF Sodom 669677
669

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 72 - Therefore being a prophet, and knowing that God had sworn with an oath to him, that of the fruit of his loins, according to the flesh, he would raise up Christ to sit on his throne...
Page 115 - And Rizpah, the daughter of Aiah, took sackcloth, and spread it for her upon the rock, from the beginning of harvest until the water dropped upon them out of heaven, and suffered neither the birds of the air to rest upon them by day, nor the beasts of the field by night.
Page 200 - And every one that was in distress, and every one that was in debt, and every one that was discontented, gathered themselves unto him ; and he became captain over them : and there were with him about four hundred men.
Page 350 - 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 552 - 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 192 - And certain of the Pharisees said unto them, Why do ye that which is not lawful to do on the sabbath days?
Page 267 - Jordan overfloweth all his banks all the time of harvest,) that the waters which came down from above stood and rose up upon an heap very far from the city Adam, that is beside Zaretan : and those that came down toward the sea of the plain, even the salt sea, failed, and were cut off: and the people passed over right against Jericho.
Page 640 - 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.
Page 40 - VirSariphaea, and converted Eleutheropolis into a desert.1 In the latter part of the eighth and the beginning of the ninth century, amid the general darkness of those ages, it is interesting to meet with two cotemporary monarchs, lords of the Orient and Occident, who both exerted a mighty influence upon their respective quarters of the globe, and are still the heroes of many a romantic tale, and landmarks in the history of the world. In the East...
Page 676 - The lake (I call it so, because I think the common name appropriate enough) contains many islets covered with long grass and shrubs, which are the haunts of birds of the most exquisite plumage; as the pools are, of snipe and plover. Alligators are also said to abound here, but it was not our lot to encounter any of these animals.

Bibliographic information