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depended upon them, but endeavoured, by a personal and careful inspection of the sites, to arrive at an independent and accurate conclusion.
In the Illustrations, which form so large a part of the present volume, fidelity rather than artistic effect has been aimed at. Many of the engravings are from drawings made on the spot, but a greater number are from photographs. Those of Messrs. Bergheim and Nicodemus of Jerusalem, and Madame Bonfils of Beyrout, have been largely used for this purpose ; and the writer desires to express his gratitude for the liberality with which the Committee of the Palestine Exploration Fund have placed their admirable series at his disposal.
The maps are enlarged by permission of Messrs. W. and A. Keith Johnston, from their Royal Atlas Map of Syria, which for correctness and fulness of detail is worthy of the high reputation they have long enjoyed as chartographers.
Map of the District. .
page 10 Head-Piece-Our Camp
Sharon and the Mountains of Ephraim . .
21 Amwâs, or Nicopolis .
. . . . 22 Women of the Hill Country of Judæa . . 24
Wady es-Sumt and Kulonia . . . . page 25
Spring of "Robinson's Arch” : : : 27
JERICHO AND THE JORDAN TO JERUSALEM. Head-Piece-In the Jordan Valley . . .
Site of Ancient Jericho . Initial-Er Riha, near Jericho . .
Elisha's Fountain, near Jericho . . . Plain of the Jordan, near Jericho . .
Bathing-Place of Pilgrims on the Jordan . Arabs in Plain of Jericho ·
Ruined Aqueduct near Jericho . . . . Banks of the Jordan . . . .
73 Bethany . . . . . . . The Jordan, from the Sea of Galilee to the Dead
Church on the Summit of the Mount of Olives Sea . . . . . . . . 74 L St. Stephen's Gate . . . . .
Chapel of the Holy Sepulchre . .
. . . Plan of Jerusalem .
The Place of Scourging . . . . . Ruins near the Church of the Holy Sepulchre .
Cave under the Church . Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives . . .
Via Dolorosa . . . . Walls of Jerusalem . . . . . .
The Mosque of Omar. Street of Modern Jerusalem .
The Golden Gate . Sketch Plan of Site of Jerusalem . . .
Projecting Stones of Robinson's Arc Entrance of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre
Wailing-Place of the Jews : : The Pool of Hezekiah . .
Jewish Almshouses . . . Plan of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre : 101 Pool of Bethesda
102 . 103
104 105 106 10g
the Lake Halch