Warburton, Eliot
Travels in Egypt and the Holy Land, or, The crescent and the cross: comprising the romance and realities of eastern travel — Philadelphia, 1859

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CONTENTS.

CHAPTER VIII.

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The Monk and the Missionary.—Solitaries—Coenobites—Templars—
Hospitallers—Latins—Greeks—Armenians—Sacred Fire—Convents—
Relics—Church of England Mission—Medical Aid Society—The Church
at Jerusalem .... .69

CHAPTER IX.

The Pilgrim.—Christian—Moslem—Scenes of visit—Residence at Jeru-
salem—Abou Habib—The Jordan . . . 82

CHAPTER X.

Bethlehem.—Guardian Sheikh—Tombs of the Kings—Bethlehem—Ma-
donna—Church of St. Helena—Women of Bethlehem—Arab Horse-
Assassin—Chapel Scene — Adventure—Armenian hospitality — Wed-

ding.......... .92

CHAPTER XI.

Mar Saba and the Dead Sea.—Bedouins—Convent—Scenery—Dead
Sea—Valley of the Jordan—Jericho ... ... 103

CHAPTER XII.

The Arab and his Horse.—Arabia—Chivalry—Anecdote of Elfy Bey—
Arab honesty—Chastity—Mode of life—The Horse—Anecdotes . 114

CHAPTER XIII.

The Jew.—Prophecy—The Lost Tribes—Syrian — European — Their
Creed—Sadducees—Character—Arab—Gathering to Jerusalem—Jew-
ish Home and Ladies—Synagogue—Character—Farewell to Judea 124

CHAPTER XIV.

The Lebanon.—Beyrout—Departure—Route—Crelesyria—Derr el Ka-
ma.:—Beteddeen—Visit to the Emir's Son—The Bath—Mountain Sce-
nery—Eagles—Gezeen—Emir's Palace at Httsbeya—Emir Afendi—

Mount Hermon—Naval Diary...... 135

CHAPTER XV.

Damascus.—Without—Within—Convent—Women — Bazaars — Magne-
tism ........ -:, 153
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