Category: Israel

The dress of the Arabs. Affluent class. Pictorial work.

Arabian, costumes, dress, aba, kubiyah, sakal

The name Arab originally was reserved for the nomad tribes east of Palestine and in the Syro-Arabian desert, but today it is generally used for most of the surviving Semitic peoples who, in addition to living in Arabia, are to be found in Mesopotamia, North Africa, the western shores of the Red Sea, and the eastern shores of the Persian Gulf.

The First Crusade. Knights Hospitaller of the Order of Saint John.

Knights, hospitaller, Order, St John, Malta, 11th century, Crusade, Middle ages,

Knights Hospitaller or the Order of Saint John. The eleventh century — Pilgrimage to Jerusalem — Difficulties of pilgrims from Europe — The two Italian merchants — The first Hospital of St. John at Jerusalem — Jerusalem taken by the Turcmans — New miseries of pilgrims — Peter the Hermit — The First Crusade