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Nufayl reads a letter from the Jews of Bayt al-Muqaddas (the Jewish Temple in Jerusalem) about Muhammad to his followers, who include five women.

Christ's Entry into Jerusalem

4 BCE: Disciples of certain sages of Jerusalem tear down the image of a golden eagle, which Herod, in violation of Jewish law, had erected on the gate of the Temple.

70 CE: The parties of both John of Giscala and Simon son of Gioras set fire to buildings stocked with provisions, exacerbating the famine that besets Jerusalem.

165 BCE: Judah Maccabee leads an insurgency against Antiochus IV and expels his troops from the temple precincts and citadel of Jerusalem.

70 CE: The famine in Jerusalem drives the Jews to abominable acts: a woman named Mary kills her infant son, then roasts the corpse and devours half of it.

55 CE: An Egyptian false prophet, having set himself up as tyrant, leads his 30,000 followers into a battle with the Romans in Jerusalem. Most of his men are killed or taken prisoner.

68 CE: The priest Ananus calls upon the citizens of Jerusalem to resist the Zealots, who have made the Temple their fortress.

68 CE: The Zealots, incited by John of Giscala, ask the Idumaeans to join the battle in Jerusalem. Jesus, the priest next in seniority to Ananus, addresses the Idumaeans from the tower of Jerusalem, in an attempt to dissuade them from joining the Zealots.

67 CE: The intriguer John son of Levi (John of Giscala) incites a rebellion in the town of Giscala in the Upper Galilee. After persuading Titus not to attack the town on the Sabbath, John flees at nightfall from Giscala to Jerusalem with some of his followers.

70 CE: Feuding breaks out again in Jerusalem amongst three factions: followers of Eleazar son of Simon (the Zealots); John of Giscala; and Simon son of Gioras.

68 CE: The Idumaeans decide to overthrow John of Giscala and invite Simon son of Gioras into Jerusalem to oppose him and the Zealots.

The Entry into Jerusalem

The Entry into Jerusalem

The temple at Balbeck

Mount Carmel 1. The great monastery of the Carmelites 2. Where Elias sacrificed 3. The river Kishon 4. The haven of St. John d'Acre 5. The town of St. Jon d'Acre 6. The river Belus

Groundplot of the temple at Balbeck

Temple de Salomon.

Un simple prêtre, le grand prêtre ; Le camp d'Israel autour du Tabernacle ; Autel des holocaustes ; La table des pains de propositio[n] ; Le chandelier d'or ; L'arche d'alliance ; L'autel des parfums ; Lavoir du Temple de Salomon ; La mer d'Airain du Temple de Salomon ; Le parvis des holocaustes ; Tabernacle ; Le Tabernacle avec ses couvertures.

Temple de Salomon.

Plan du Temple de Jerusalem, bati depuis le captivité de Babilone.

Tomb of the Virgin Mary

Jerusalem with the Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Tomb of Joseph of Arimathea

Subterranean Church at Bathlehem

Ruins between Ramah and Jerusalem

Fountain of Cana

Tiberias, from the walls ; Safed in the distance

Nazareth, general view

The Mosque of Omar, or the ancient site of the Temple.

Entrance to the Tomb of the Kings

Sebaste, ancient Samaria

Tiberias, looking towards Hermon

Jaffa, looking south

Beit Jebrin, or Eleutheropolis

Convent of the Terra Santa, Nazareth

The tower of David

Jaffa

Jerusalem -- the Church of the Purification

Interior of the Greek Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Ruins of the Church of St. John, Sebaste

Upper fountain of Siloam -- Valley of Jehoshaphat

Gate of Damascus, Jerusalem

St. Jean d'Acre, from the sea

Church of the Annunciation, Nazareth

Chapel of St. Helena -- Crypt of the Holy Sepulchre

Jerusalem from the road leading to Bethany

Golden gate of the Temple, shewing the ancient walls

The tomb of Zacchariah, Valley of Jehoshaphat

St. Jean d'Acre, from the land

Jerusalem from the South

The entrance to the citadel of Jerusalem

Jerusalem in the Mount of Olives

The pool of Bathesda

Jerusalem from the north

Tomb of St. James, Valley of Jehoshaphat

Town of Tiberias, looking towards Lebanon

Fountain of Job -- Valley of Hinnom

The shrine of the Holy Sepulchre

Mount Tabor, from the plain of Esdraelon

Calvary -- Holy Sepulchre

Christian Church of St. George at Lud ancient Lydda

Fountain of the Virgin, Nazareth

Stone of the unction -- Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Absalom's Pillar -- Valley of Jehoshaphat

Ramla, ancient Aramathea

Church of the Holy Sepulchre, exterior view

Griechische und andere Inschriften. Gr. 559-591, Dem. 188, Arab. 1, 2 aus Hamamât [Wadi Hammamat], Gebel Dochân [Gebel Dosha], Gebel Fatireh, Byblos [Jubayl], Jaffa, Nahr el Kelb, Sinai-Kloster [Saint Catherine Monastery], Dongola [Dungulah].

Palestine. Jérusalem, quartier occidental.

Palestine. Jérusalem, Mosquée d'Omar.

Palestine. Jérusalem, quartier oriental.

das Grabmal der Patriachen. Maaroth Hamachpelah be Hebron.

Palestine. Jérusalem, arcades inférieures de l'Église du Saint-Sépulcre.

Palestine. Jérusalem, Porte Dorée.

Bethlehem

Das al Charim mit der westlichen Tempel mauer

Palestine. Jérusalem, partie occidentale des murailles.

Jerusalem von Südost.

Mosquée d'Omar, côté ouest

Saint Sépulcre, clocher

Tombeau des rois de Juda, intérieur de la cour

Fontaine arabe, 1.

Vallée de Josaphat.

Enceinte du temple, vue générale de la face est -- Pl. 1

Grotte de Jérémie.

Saint Sépulcre, entrée principale

Vallée de Hinnom, Champ du Sang

Porte Saint Étienne, vue extérieure.

Saint Sépulchre, colonne du parvis

Saint Sépulcre, coupole.

Chemin de Beit-Lehem.

Porte de David.

Birket-Mamillah.

Porte de Jaffa, intérieur

Saint Sépulcre, vue générale.

Village de Siloam

Saint Sépulcre, détails des chapiteaux.

Forteresse de Sion

Table of plates

Saint Sépulcre, partie supérieure de la façade

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