This particular thoroughfare is the David street in its normal condition today. It is the principal street of the city Jerusalem.
The importance of Jerusalem to Israel and the world is due the fact that it became the seat of the chosen Temple of God.
Siloam consists of two basins or fountains, the upper one of which is a fissure in the solid rock. A flight of steps leads down on the inside to the water.
Siloam is now used as a public fountain; but it seems to have been once sacred to the uses of the Temple. The Holy Land by David Roberts
Jaffa, the ancient Joppa, and now called by the Arabs Yafa, rose into early importance, as the chief harbour of Judaea.
The Damascus Gate or Bab al-Amud, is one of the main gates and the largest city gate of the Old City of Jerusalem.
Jerusalem. April 5th 1839. View of Jerusalem from a distance. The city is called by the Arabs, El-Kuds (the Holy); and also by Arabian writers, Bek El-Mukaddas (the Sanctuary).
The monkish opinion is, that into this cavern the Apostle James retired during the interval between the Crucifixion and the Resurrection.
The Church of the Holy Sepulchre. The Armenian bishop has taken his place in front of the altar.
The cemetery of Jaffa, the former Joppa. It was one of the oldest seaport cities in Israel. The Holy Land illustrated by John Carne 1836.