Later Biblical Researches in Palestine and in the Adjacent Regions

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Templeruins at Kubrikhah 55 56 Tulin Khirbet Silim 56 Remains 5667
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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 Flaminius 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 Klsdn view 103 Amkah not Bethtmelc
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Kana Khirbet Kana Cana of Galilee 108 Kefr Menda 109 Rummaneh Rimmon
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Mnkntta 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
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Turn up the mountain on the Nabulus road 121 125 Deir elGhusun Wady Mussin
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Fbom Hasbeiya to Banias and back
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Visit to Jacobs well 132 Belutah road along the plain 132 Josephs tomb
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coming from Akrabeh 140 Raa Kulat elAin head of the Aujeh 140 Mejdel
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Emmam of the New Testament? 147150 elLatron a ruined fortress Ctutellum
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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 198 Kfilat elJalftd
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Waters at Damascus gate common cisterns 196 197 Rumour of run
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Nature of the Tyropceon 208 Place and nature of Akra 208 209 Steps down into
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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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autk 280 281 Way to Halhul fine tillage 281 Halhul Balhvi 281 282 May
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29a Unexplored region way to Kefr Malik 290 291 Kefr Malik 291 Winy
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Aiu Tina Tlumaih 295 Akrabeh Acrabi 296 Lies on a watershed 296 Yanun
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Way to Wady Yabis 816 Surrounded by armed peasants from Frah
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Fording places of the Jordan guide leads the horses 325 Way to Beisan 325
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Goatvillage Mesady 399 Lake Phiala character stagnant waters
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Wadys Asal Khushabeh and Zaarah 405 406 Great fountain not from under
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Kfilat Buatra 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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Jmt In Way from Neby Sftfa 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 Chrytorrktu 447 Probably also the Amcna
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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 Chalcu 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 511 612 Striking
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Prob the Biiath Arm of the prophet Amos 519 520 Coins of
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meilnn conquest 523 The city first appears as Baalbek and as a fortress 524
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Nahleh ancient temple 529 Sepulchres 529 Ancient aqueduct 530 Way
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the east of the stream 538 Historical Notices of the fountains 589 The Monks
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clivity summits and elevation 456 547 AntiLebanon its character elevation
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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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count the trees alike 588 589 Number of old trees constantly diminishing
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Road along the chasm to Bsherreh 594 595 Position fertility female
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Character of this Wady 603 Leave Akurah shallow cavern and fountain
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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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NOTES
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Drcze Letter of Protection
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Arabic Names and Words 643657
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Descend into Wady Khalid fine brook 559 Proceed down the fertile valley
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Page 591 - And he spake of trees, from the cedar tree that is in Lebanon even unto the hyssop that springeth out of the wall: he spake also of beasts, and of fowl, and of creeping things, and of fishes.
Page 249 - For an angel went down at a certain season into the pool and troubled the water; whosoever then first after the troubling of the water stepped in was made whole of whatsoever disease he had.
Page 545 - And they slew the sons of Zedekiah before his eyes, and put out the eyes of Zedekiah and bound him with fetters of brass, and carried him to Babylon.
Page 333 - And John also was baptizing in JEnon near to Salim, because there was much water there: and they came, and were baptized.
Page 353 - And Jesus, when he came out, saw much people, and was moved with compassion toward them, because they were as sheep not having a shepherd: and he began to teach them many things.
Page 359 - Woe unto thee, Chorazin ! woe unto thee, Bethsaida ! for if the mighty works, which were done in you, had been done in Tyre and Sidon, they would have repented long ago in sackcloth and ashes.
Page 568 - He restored the border of Israel from the entering in of Hamath unto the sea of the Arabah...
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Page 355 - Minyeh. Arculfus did not himself .visit Capernaum ; but he describes the place as he saw it from a neighbouring hill : " It had no wall ; and being confined to a narrow space 'between the mountain and lake, it extended a long way upon the shore from west to east, having the mountain on the north and the lake on the south.
Page 39 - The flat roofs of the houses in this region are constructed by laying, first, large beams at intervals of several feet ; then, rude joists ; on which again are arranged small poles close together, or brushwood ; and upon this is spread earth or gravel rolled hard. This rolling is often repeated especially after rain ; for these roofs are apt to leak. For this purpose a roller of stone is kept ready for use on the roof of every house. Grass is often seen growing on these roofs.

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