Hebron is one of the most memorable sites of Palestine, as the abiding place of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.
The Nilometer of Roda is considered the most important Nilometer from Islamic times, it was rebuilt by the Abbasid Caliph al-Mutawakkil.
Syria is a state in the Near East and part of the Mashreq. Syria borders Israel and Jordan to the south, Lebanon and the Mediterranean Sea to the west, Turkey to the north and Iraq to the east.
This particular thoroughfare is the David street in its normal condition today. It is the principal street of the city Jerusalem.
Women Mystics by Lucy Mary Jane Garnett. Sisterhood of Mystics. Female muslim Sufi saints. The holy women of the Dervish Orders.
The dress of the Arab tribes on the route to Petra.
Besharah, of the Beni Said tribe, a member of the artists’ travelling party in Egypt, Sinai and Akabah.
The general view of Petra strikes every traveller with admiration. El Deir stands a thousand feet above the level of the City.
During the reign of the Sassanids, who ruled the Neo-Persian Empire from 250-650 AD and were distinguished by their love of luxury, the arts, especially those of weaving, reached a high level of perfection.
On the opposite side of the grotto there is an altar (seen on the right hand in the drawing), where it is said the magi of the East.
The town of Bethlehem and its surroundings depicted and described in the travelogues of David Roberts and Luigi Mayer in the 19th century.