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Title: Palestine and Syria : because of the main routes through Mesopotamia and Babylonia : handbook for travellers
Year: 1906 (1900s)
Authors: Karl Baedeker (Firm) 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 Ny : Charles Scribner’s Sons
Contributing Library: Boston Public Library
Digitizing Sponsor: Boston Public Library
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rocks right here, to ensure that she might-be devouredby an enormous sea-monster, but was released by Perseus. The prophet Jonah,too, is believed to have simply quitted Joppa when he ended up being swallowed by the whale 1* 8 path 2. JAFFA. History. (Jonah i. 3). Throughout the Roman period, as well as down seriously to the middleages, the stores were shown with which Andromeda ended up being hound to therocks associated with the harbour. So, also, the huge hones of some marine monsterwere long an object of fascination right here. Jaffa is pointed out as a fortressin the list of places overthrown by Thutmosis III. (p. Ixxvii). In daysof Solomon it was the slot for Jerusalem, that Hiram, King of Tyre,undertook to send timber from Lebanon in floats, the building of theTemple (2 Chron. ii. 16 ^ comp. Ezra iii. 7). In the inscription relatingto the victorious campaign of Sennacherib, the city is named Ya-ap-pu.The tomb-inscription of Eshmunazar (start of the 3rd cent. B.C.)mentions Jaffa as given to Sidon alongside Dor by one of several Ptolemies.
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Dapres uaplaii. ori^itial dii l>rsaad Tourist department: 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 Company, 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. US B, 1. — Convents: 11. Franciscan, The, 2; 12. Greek,A, 2; 13. Armenian, A, 2. — Institutes: 15. Freres des Ecoles Chretiennes, A, 2;lb. Siblings of St. Joseph (for girls), 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, A, 2. — Post and Telegraph Offices: 29. Turkish, B, 1;^30. French, A, I5 31. German. A, 1; 32. Austr .-Hun
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