Sacred Cities

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byJohn Stebbins Lee

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1878 edition. Excerpt: ... PKEFACE. In the years 1868-9 the Author traveled in Europe and the Holy Land; and, after his return, at the request of friends, published the results of his observations there in a compact volume. His account of Palestine and other countries mentioned in the Bible was necessarily meager, and a wish has been expressed by some of the readers of that volume, for a more detailed description. The present volume has been prepared from the Author's notes, and descriptions of travelers, and history, partially to gratify that wish. The articles of which it is composed were originally published chiefly in the Ladies' Repository, of Boston, Mass., from which they have been transferred, with revisions and additions, to these pages. The work makes no pretensions to complete or exhaustive treats ment. The cities treated of are the principal ones in which the events related in sacred history occurred. In preparing it, the Author has consulted, besides his journal, many of the chief works on Palestine, Syria, Greece, and Rome; as Robinson, Thomson, Stanley, Tristram, Kitto, Hackett, Porter, Gage, Brewer, Olin, Coleman, Tischendorf, Felton, Gell, Chateaubriand, Lamartine, Renan, Conybeare and Howson, 'Early Travels in Palestine," Jeanne and Isambert, McGregor, of "Rob Roy" fame, Palmer, the excellent articles in Beard's, Kitto's, and Smith & Hackett's Dictionaries of the Bible, Wilson's and Warren's Reports of Recent Explorations in Jerusalem, and other parts of the Holy Land, monographs, and histories. Special pains have been taken to make the work accurate. Numerous references have been made to Scripture passages, and it is hoped that some light has been thrown upon the explanation of those passages, which can not be understood without some knowledge...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1878 edition. Excerpt: ... PKEFACE. In the years 1868-9 the Author traveled in Europe and the Holy Land; and, after his return, at the re...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:68 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.14 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217043151

ISBN - 13:9780217043151

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