Nine and a half miles, on horseback, from Jerusalem in the unique grandeur of its situation (the Wilderness of Engedi, near the Dead Sea), the Laura of Mar Saba…
Two groups of poets, living in the seclusion of two monasteries were particularly involved in the dispute when at its height.
One of the entrances to the temple area within which stands the Mosque of Omar.
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)
In this View Achmet Aga, the Governor of Jerusalem, with a part of his Arab guard, occupy the foreground.
Palestine is a confusion of modern and ancient, a conglomeration of Moslems, Christians, and Jews of all sects and types, a babble of tongues, a wild array of costumes.
Group of horseriders on a plateau overlooking a landscape with the city of Sebaste, formely Samaria.
The figures introduced were all drawn on the spot, and convey an accurate representation of the female costume of Nazareth.
These oriental monastic and nun’s habit date back to the earliest times of Christianity.
Plan of the Church of the Resurrection and the Holy Sepulchre. Interior views of the Great Dome, Calvary, Greek Chapel, Chapel of S. Helena.
This particular thoroughfare is the David street in its normal condition today. It is the principal street of the city Jerusalem.