Category Archives: Israel

Hebron. The Cave of Machpelah.

Hebron. Cave of Machpelah. Ibrahimi Mosque. ancient Jewish site. Hebrew patriarchs Abraham, Jacob. Isaac. מערת המכפלה

The Cave of Macpelah

Hebron and the monument over the Cave of Machpelah.

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The Pool of Siloam in Jerusalem.

Siloam Pool. Israel. Jerusalem. Sacred Christian site. Gihon Spring. Solomon. Holy Land.

Pool of Siloam

The Pool of Siloam. Sacred Christian site.

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A Man from Bethlehem.

Traditional Palestine costume. Bethlehem costume. Israel. Jewish clothing.

A Man from Bethlehem.

A Man from Bethlehem.

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A Woman of Nazareth.

Nazareth costume. Israel. Jewish clothing. Palestine.

A Woman of Nazareth

A Woman of Nazareth.

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Russian Pilgrims in the Desert 1920s

Russian Pilgrims. Landscape. Palestine, Arabia, Syria. Photogravure.

Russian Pilgrims in the Desert 1920s.

Russian Pilgrims in the Desert on the Way to Sinai.

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Herodias. A Mirror of Fair Women.

Herodias, Salome, Emperor Caligula, Antipas, John the Baptist.

Herodias (8 BC to 39 AD). Divorced wife of Herodes Boethos. Mother of Salome.

Herodias. A Mirror of Fair Women.

Theodore Child, in “A Mirror of Fair Women,” published in “Harper’s Bazaar,” says: “The women of the Idumean family of the Herods are famous in history for their fatal charms and their insatiable ambition… . Continue reading

Jewish clothing in the ancient world.

Jew costumes. Ancient. Jewish Clothing. Noble Jewish women. Jewish warriors. Jewish King. Jewish high priest. Levites.

Jewish Clothing in the ancient world.

Jewish clothing in the ancient world.

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The First Crusade. The Knights Hospitallers.

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Crusades, Crusader, Knights Hospitallers. Malta. Military orders. St. John. Monastic Costumes.

Hospitallers of St. John. The Knights of Malta.

The Knights hospitallers of St. John, – Knights of Malta.

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The eleventh century — Pilgrimage to Jerusalem — Difficulties of pilgrims from Europe — The two Italian merchants — The first Hospital of St. John at Jerusalem — Jerusalem taken by the Turcmans — New miseries of pilgrims — Peter the Hermit — The First Crusade
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