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Title: Palestine and Syria : using main routes through Mesopotamia and Babylonia : handbook for travellers
12 Months: 1906 (1900s)
Writers: Karl Baedeker (Company) Socin, A. (Albert), 1844-1899 Benzinger, I. (Immanuel), 1865-1935 Peters, John P. (John Punnett), 1852-1921
Publisher: Leipzig : Karl Baedeker London : T. Fisher Unwin Nyc : Charles Scribner’s Sons
Adding Library: Boston Public Library
Digitizing Sponsor: Boston Public Library
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rocks here, in order that she might-be devouredby an enormous sea-monster, but was launched by Perseus. The prophet Jonah,too, is thought to have only quitted Joppa as he had been swallowed by the whale 1* 8 Route 2. JAFFA. Record. (Jonah i. 3). Through the Roman duration, as well as down seriously to the middleages, the chains had been shown with which Andromeda was hound to therocks for the harbour. So, too, the massive hones of some marine monsterwere long an object of interest here. Jaffa is pointed out as a fortressin the menu of towns and cities overthrown by Thutmosis III. (p. Ixxvii). When you look at the daysof Solomon it was the slot for Jerusalem, that Hiram, King of Tyre,undertook to deliver wood from Lebanon in floats, when it comes to building of theTemple (2 Chron. ii. 16 ^ comp. Ezra iii. 7). Inside inscription relatingto the victorious campaign of Sennacherib, the town is known as Ya-ap-pu.The tomb-inscription of Eshmunazar (start of the third cent. B.C.)mentions Jaffa as fond of Sidon along with Dor by among Ptolemies.
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Dapres uaplaii. ori^itial dii l>rsaad Tourist Agency: 1. Cook, B, 1. — Banks: 3. Credit Lyonnais, A, 1-, B.O.Banque Ottomane, A, 2; 4a. German Bank of Palestine, the, 1; 4b. Anglo-Palestine organization, The, 2. — 5. Passport Bureau^ The, 2. — 6. Harbour Master^A, 1. — 7. Gasa Nuova^ The, 2. — Vice-Consulates: 8. French, B, 1; 9. British,A, 1, 2; a. United States B, 1. — Convents: 11. Franciscan, The, 2; 12. Greek,A, 2; 13. Armenian, A, 2. — Institutes: 15. Freres des Ecoles Chretiennes, A, 2;lb. Sisters of St. Joseph (for females), the, 2; 17. English (for girls), A, 2;18. German Templars, B, 1. — Churches: 19. St. Georges (Greek), A, 2;20. German Protestant, B, 1. — 21. Government Building (Serai; B, 1). —Hospitals: 22. French, The, 2; 23. German, B, 1. — 24. Public Garden., A, 2.— Mosques: 25. El-Bahr, A, I5 26. El-Mahmudiyeh, The, 2; 27. Es-Serai, A, 2. — 28. Lighthouse, the, 2. — Post and Telegraph Offices: 29. Turkish, B, 1;^30. French, The, I5 31. German. A, 1; 32. Austr .-Hun
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