The general view of Petra strikes every traveller with admiration. El Deir stands a thousand feet above the level of the City.
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The View is taken from the highway leading from Jerusalem through Jericho, and forming a part of the road, by which Jerusalem was connected with the countries on the Euphrates
The grandeur of the ruins of Baalbek can best be appreciated by the large drawings in this Work of the eastern portico of the temple
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Exhibited in the vignette, were appointed by the chiefs of the first Crusade, after the capture of the city on July 15th, 1099, to be borne by the Christian king then elected.
This Engraving gives a general representation of the area which opens to the spectator on emerging from the “Chasm” by which he enters on the East.
This Vignette represents the facade of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, which is built over the spot where our Lord was presumed to have been buried.
A view of the ancient Egyptian Temple of Hathor at Gebel Garabe, usually known as Serabit el-Khadim, in the Sinai, Egypt.
The view was magnificent, commanding El Ghor and the Wady Arabah, while above him towered the naked majesty of Mount Hor.
One which most directly meets the eye on entering the City of Petra from the eastward, is the Theatre.
The citadel of Jerusalem, with the Tower of David, lies on the north-western part of Sion, to the south of the Jaffa Gate.