Biblical Researches in Palestine, Volume 2

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Crocker & Brewster, 1841
 

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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 105 106 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 119 120 Taiyibeh 121124 Hospitality the Meddfeh
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Ruins of churches at some distance 126 Ruins and spacious res
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ervoir 126 127 Breakfast milk and fine butter 127 Historical
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Not the Ramah of Samuel 141 142 Hist of the tradi
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scribed by Isaiah 149 Nob 149 150 Many present names doubtless
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Procure guides from the alleged robbers 153 154 May 8th Difficulty
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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 ezZaferdneh 185 Great Wady
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Hist Notices 199 Scene of Davids adventure with Nabal 200 Simi
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Fountain of Ain 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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a ruined convent 269271 Site of another convent 271 272 Reach
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Process of threshing 276278 Sheikh of the Adwan places E
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the present village 295 Site of ancient Jericho near the mountain
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Last view of the fertile plain of Jericho 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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Way to Beit Nettif ancient road 340 341 Beit Nettif and country
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site of Eleutheropolis reported ruins at Beit Jibrîn etc 348 Wady
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Santa Hanneh 357 358 People wish the Franks to come 358 For
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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 439 440 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 Arâd
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the strongest and our Haweitât begin to plunder remonstrances 486
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We keep along the western side of the Ghôr character salt rills
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Proceed up this deep broad chasm 498 499 Evening halt romantic
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Nemela 506 507 Juniper trees 506 Encamp at the top of the pass
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western desert Wady elJerâfeh Mount Hor etc 507 508 Region
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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 Mûsa 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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Vol II
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Tribes of Bedawin 553 The Haweitåt 553 554 Fellâhin of
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Bozrah 570 571 Ghŭründel Arindela Dhana Thana 571 Maân
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hill Madŭrah legend of the Arabs visited by Seetzen 589 Pass esSů
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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 etTúrâibeh 614 Pass elMuzeikah third ascent
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towards Semûa and Hebron 623 624 Ascend another ridge or step
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unlike the sheep 632635 Dine with Elias 635 636 Threshingfloors
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Curic INSCRIPTIONS at Beit Jibrîn
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Zoar Proofs that it was situated on the East
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CATASTROPHE OF Sodom 669677
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