This Sketch gives a portion of the Israelite march to Sinai. The foot of the Pass before us, called by the Arabs Nukb Hâwy (Windy Pass).
Those Chapels are placed on what is traditionally regarded as the summit of Sinai.
The island of Cyprus was known to the Hebrews under the name of Chetim (or Kittim), from Kittim the son of Javan, the son of Japhet, the son of Noah.
The interior of the Chapel of St. Catherine is probably the oldest and the richest of all the Eastern churches
The “Rock of Moses” is, from its size, a remarkable object: it rests isolated where it has fallen from the eastern Mountain above
This scene represents the arrival of the caravan of the Artist and his companions, in the country, and at the tents of the Aulad-Sa’id.
This Convent has been built in the form of a square fortress of hewn granite, and flanked with towers, of which one or two have cannon.
The ruins of the Church of Saint John the Baptist in the ancient city of Samaria, not far from the modern city of Nablus.
View of one of the oldest and most interesting Canaanite cities in Palestine. Nablous contains some fine fragments of its former grandeur.
The Shechem of the Old Testament, and Sychar of the New, once the capital of Samaria, was a city of very high antiquity, and eminent renown.