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.
Various depictions and descriptions of bloody and bloodless sacrificial ceremonies of the ancient Romans. The cultrarius, the camillus, the spondaules, the victim butchers, victimarii, the popa.
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The two warriors in the picture are wearing or carrying most of the types of war material used by the Greeks for over a thousand years.
Damietta is frequently called the “Venice of Egypt,” and like the real Venice her glories, from a commercial point of view, have departed.
The Nile is the only river of Egypt, and is called by way of pre-eminence the River.
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.