Lady Hester Stanhope was an English aristocrat, antiquarian, and one of the most famous travellers of her age.
Hebron is one of the most memorable sites of Palestine, as the abiding place of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.
The Nile is the only river of Egypt, and is called by way of pre-eminence the River.
The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)
From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)
Various views of Nazareth of the 19th and early 20th century. Photographs and illustrations. The Plain of Esdraelon. Mount of Precipitation.
The Golden Gate is a walled gate on the east side of the Jerusalem Temple Mount / Haram ash-Sharif, dating from early Islamic times.
Mount Moriah is the third of the four hills on which Jerusalem stood in the time of Jesus Christ, according to the description of Josephus.
Our view is taken, looking towards the south. This celebrated mountain, on one of the ridges of which Noah’s “ark rested in the seventh month, on the seventeenth day of the month,” …
The Red Sea separates Egypt from Arabia. The Port of Suez stands at the mouth of the canal which formerly united the Red Sea with the Mediterranean.
The cemetery of Jaffa, the former Joppa. It was one of the oldest seaport cities in Israel. The Holy Land illustrated by John Carne 1836.
General view of Beirut with a wide view over the sea, in the background the massifs of the Lebanon Mountains.