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The Holy City, Athens and Egypt

Charley, William Thomas Sir

The Holy City, Athens and Egypt

founded on personal observation and the researches of modern explorers

by Charley, William Thomas Sir

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Published by Marshall Brothers in London .
Written in English

  • Jerusalem -- Description and travel.,
  • Athens (Greece) -- Description and travel.,
  • Egypt -- Description and travel.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby Sir William T. Charley.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 446 p., [15] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages446
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22901428M

    Athens - Athens - History: The site of Athens has been inhabited since the Neolithic Period (before bce). Evidence for this has come from pottery finds on and around the Acropolis but particularly from a group of about 20 shallow wells, or pits, on the northwest slope of the Acropolis, just below the Klepsydra spring. These wells contained burnished pots of excellent quality, which show. Experience the impressive history of Greece coupled with the biblical wonders of Israel on this fully-guided 12 day tour. You will enjoy an unforgettable journey to some of the most popular sites Israel has to offer, such as the Mount of Beatitudes and Golan Heights, while learning first-hand about one of the most ancient civilizations known to man.5/5(9).

    The Holy City; Or, the New Jerusalem: according to the Book of Common Prayer. The Ruler of the universe deigned to approve their conduct, and to visit these prisoners with his peculiar approbation. and the outcast in the land of Egypt, and shall worship the Lord in the holy mount at Jerusalem' (Isa ). [The names written on the gates.].   As in the previous book I reviewed, a traveler decides to go on pilgrimage. Inspired by the writings of the monk John Moschus (ca. ), William Dalrymple, a Scottish journalist and travel-writer, sets off to retrace the route this pilgrim and his friend Sophronios of Jerusalem had traveled so many centuries before/5.

    The city’s more sumptuous hotels hover along the margin between Old City and new city. The King David is the elder statesman of the pack, mainly because so many have stayed there since it opened plus years ago. Playing catch-up are the new money Citadel, plush Waldorf Astoria, and modernist : Marty Friedlander. “In sum, Holy City on the Nile provides a balanced account of the creation and growth of Omdurman and is to be recommended for its multidisciplinary perspective, the selection and organization of materials, clarity of presentation, and the author’s analysis of the literature. Due to these academic merits this book will be of great interest.

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