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

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Crocker & Brewster, 1841 - Bible
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Contents

identity of the Sepulchre place of crucifixion 64 65 Questioned
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No tradition of the spot probably existed or if there did it could not
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minion provinces etc 81 82 Garrison 82 83 Population usually
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Snow and ice 97 No particular periods of early and latter
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SECTION IX
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fusion of travellers 105106 Arabic Lists of names etc 106 May
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Wide views to Jordan etc 112 113 Jeba Gibeahof
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Way to Taiyibeh 119120 Taiyibeh 121124 Hospitality the Medafeh
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Ruins of churches at some distance 126 Ruins and spacious res
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Not the Ramah of Samuel 141 142 Hist of the tradi
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SECTION X
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Aqueduct from Solomons Pools 158 Bethlehem 158163 Meet
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Name and legend 171 172 Probably ancient Herodium 173 Perhaps
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Our further course 184 185 BIr ezZaferaneh 185 Great Wady
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Hist Notices 199 Scene of Davids adventure with Nabal 200 Simi
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Descent of the pass 208 Optical illusion of an island 208
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Fountain ofAin Jidy 209 Alarm 209 210 Trees plants and thicket
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character of the shores 218 Phenomena 219 220 Mineral produc
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Asphaltum 228130 The peninsula 230234 The Ford 234
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Journey along the western side of the Dead Sea 242253 The Rashai
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Ain elFeshkhah 252 Proceed along the shore ripe
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Hist and topogr notices 258261 Supposed inundation
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May 12th Visit to the Aga at the castle 273276 Har
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Process of threshing 276278 Sheikh of the Adwan places E
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The Ziikkum probably myrobalamm 291 Other trees
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Last view of the fertile plain ofJericho 304 Wadys and
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Preparations guide etc 321 May 17th Departure go round by Beit
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Modin 328330 Possibly for Zuph Zophim the ancient Ramathaim
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evidence from the specifications of Eusebius and Jerome 405407 Hist
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bly a gloss 413417 Tradition of Samsons fountain in the vicinity
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Violent Sirocco drops of rain with dust 429 Large oak 429 Reach
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cient pools 432 433 The Haram description 434435 A mere wall
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Jews window 439 Citadel in ruins 439440 Manufactory of water
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Ascend the western hill extensive view 448 449 Visit to the three
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lation and trade of Hebron 453 Historical Notices 454462 Question
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bargain for camels and guides 464 Further delay shuffling conduct
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about a headguide 471 472 We at length set off 472 Tell Arad
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rise upon the Dead Sea 480 Zuweirah has no relation to Zoar which
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commencement of the street of tombs 514 Monolithic tombs like those
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the whole 527 The ancient city not enclosed by perpendicular rocks
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Sheikh of Wady Musa arrives 535 536 Visit to the Deir 536538
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rel Arabs sent to bring us back 538540 Sheikh turns out to be
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Divisions Mountains of Moab Jebal eshSherah 552 ElHismeh
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Tribes of Bedawln 553 The Haweitat 553 554 Fellahin of
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Bozrah 570 571 Ghurundel Arindela Dhana Thana 571 Maan
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offset of the mountains drained by Wady elFikreh 586 587 A more
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writers 598 599 Is the Arabah plain of the Hebrew Scriptures 599
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have accumulated into an extensive stratum like the Pitch lake of Trini
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They must have reached Kadesh through the Arabah 609 Position
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across the tract etTuribeh 614 Pass elMuzeikah third ascent
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towards SemOa and Hebron 623 624 Ascend another ridge or step
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unlike the sheep 632635 Dine with Elias 635636 Threshingfloors
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Curie Inscriptions at Beit Jibrln
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the Dead Sea 648651
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Catastrophe of Sodom 669677
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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 200 - Wherefore let the young men find favour in thine eyes: for we come in a good day: give, I pray thee, whatsoever cometh to thine hand unto thy servants, and to thy son David.
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 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 a captain over them : and there were with him about four hundred men.
Page 40 - 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 75 - Constantine goes to show, that the discovery of the Holy Sepulchre was held to be the result, not of a previous knowledge derived from tradition, but of a supernatural interposition and revelation.
Page 379 - And Samson said, Let me die with the Philistines. And he bowed himself with all his might; and the house fell upon the lords, and upon all the people that were therein. So the dead which he slew at his death were more than they which he slew in his life.
Page 115 - And Rizpah the daughter of Aiah took sackcloth, and spread it for her upon the rock, from the beginning of harvest until water dropped upon them out of heaven, and suffered neither the birds of the air to rest on them by day, nor the beasts of the field by night.
Page 605 - Then the LORD rained upon Sodom and Gomorrah brimstone and fire from the LORD out of heaven : and he overthrew those cities, and all the plain, and all the inhabitants of the cities, and that which grew upon the ground.

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