Egypt, the Sinaitic Desert, and the Holy Land by Margaret M. Agate

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  • Palestine,
  • Syria


  • Agate, Margaret M.,
  • Egypt -- Description and travel.,
  • Palestine -- Description and travel.,
  • Syria -- Description and travel.

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Statementby Margaret M. Agate ; ill. from photos. by W. A.
LC ClassificationsDT55 .A57
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Pagination245 p., [87] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages245
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Mount Sinai, showing the approach to Mount Sinai, painting by David Roberts, in The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt, and Nubia The biblical account of the giving of the instructions and teachings of the Ten Commandments was given in the Book of Exodus, primarily between booksduring which Sinai is mentioned by name twice.

Beautifully presented and reasonably priced, with 64 color reproductions and lucid, lively text, Travels in Egypt and the Holy Land evokes the moment in history when the European and Middle Eastern cultures discovered the Sinaitic Desert another.

By Debra Mancoff. pages, 64 color illustrations, size: 11 1/2 x 8 7/8". Paperbound book, smythe-sewn, with by: 1. The Sinai Peninsula or simply Sinai (now usually / ˈ s aɪ n aɪ / SY-ny, also / ˈ Egypt aɪ n ɪ aɪ / SY-nih-eye and US: / ˈ s aɪ n eɪ aɪ / SY-nay-eye) is a peninsula in Egypt, and the only part of the country located in is situated between the Mediterranean Sea to the north and the Red Sea the Sinaitic Desert the south, and is a land bridge between Asia and has a land area of about Countries: Egypt.

David Roberts RA RBA (24 October – 25 November ) was a Scottish painter. He is especially known for The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt, and Nubia, a prolific series of detailed lithograph prints of Egypt and the Near East that he produced from sketches he made during long tours of the region (–40).

These and his large oil paintings of similar subjects made him a Born: 24 OctoberStockbridge near Edinburgh. What book on the knowledge of the Egyptians commended. What of the character of the country now.

What was its greatest extent. What book of the Bible tells us much of the manners and customs of the Egyptians. Why did not Moses go the short way to the Holy Land.

What the nature of the Sinaitic plain. What is the. The old explanation, "clayey," is inappropriate to any place in the Sinaitic desert, though it might apply to Sin (Ezekiel16) or Pelusium; even there, however, the applicability is doubtful. The desert of Sin (Exodus ; Exodus Numbers f) lay between Sinai and the Gulf of Suez, and may have been named from the "glare" of.

Proto-Sinaitic, also referred to as Sinaitic, and Proto-Canaanite (when found in Canaan), or Early Alphabetic, is a Middle Bronze Age (Middle Kingdom) script attested in a small corpus of inscriptions found at Serabit el-Khadim in the Sinai Peninsula, Egypt, considered the earliest trace of alphabetic writing, and the common ancestor of the Ancient South Arabian script and the Phoenician.

(1.) Hebrews midbar, "pasture-ground;" an open tract for pasturage; a common ().The "backside of the desert" is the west of the desert, the region behind a man, as the east is the region in same Hebrew word is rendered "wildernes," and is used of the country lying between Egypt and Palestine (Genesis21; Exodus ; ; Joshua ), the wilderness of the wanderings.

The flora and fauna referred to in the book are either Egyptian or Sinaitic but never distinctively Palestinian. Thus, the shittim or Acacia tree, which is indigenous to Egypt in the Sinai Peninsula but to be found in Palestine is the distinctive desert tree and that’s the kind of wood that they were supposed to use for the tabernacle furniture.

Rameses Israel was thrust out of Egypt (Ex. 12; Num. Succoth After the Hebrews left this first campsite, the Lord attended them in a cloud by day and in a pillar of fire by night (Ex. –22). Pi-hahiroth Israel passed through the Red Sea (Ex.

14; Num. Marah The Lord healed the waters of Marah (Ex. –26). Elim Israel camped by 12 springs (). With the exception of the didactic literature, there is no book in the Bible which, to a greater or less extent, does not contain mention of, or allusions to, the geography and topography of the Holy Land.

In early times, when the perusal of the Sacred Books was confined within the limits of the country in which they had come to light, there was little need of any special attention to. Modern archaeology has identified 12 ancient inscriptions from Egyptian and Assyrian records recording likely cognates of Hebrew term "Peleset" (transliterated from hieroglyphs as P-r-s-t) is found in five inscriptions referring to a neighboring people or land starting from c.

BCE during the Twentieth dynasty of first known mention is at the temple at Medinet Habu. To the backside of the desertHeb., behind the desert--i.e., to the fertile tract which lay behind the sandy plain stretching from the Sinaitic range to the shore of the Elanitic gulf. The mountain of God--i.e., Sinai.

See Exodus ; Exodus&c. Even HorebRather, towards Horeb, or Horeb way. “Egypt, the Sinaitic Desert, and the Holy Land.” Paisley, Scotland: Printed for Private Circulation by A.

Gardner. Al-Rawi, Rosina-Fawzia B. “Midnight Tales: A. Egypt - Egypt - Settlement patterns: Physiographically, Egypt is usually divided into four major regions—the Nile valley and delta, the Eastern Desert, the Western Desert, and the Sinai Peninsula.

When both physical and cultural characteristics are considered together, however, the country may be further divided into subregions—the Nile delta, the Nile valley from Cairo to south of Aswān. Sinai is mentioned, as a desert and a mountain, in 35 passages of the Old Testament. In 17 passages the same desert and mountain are called "Horeb," or "the waste." This term is chiefly used in Deuteronomy, though Sinai also occurs (Deuteronomy ).

Photographs and descriptions of biblical and archaeological sites in Israel, Jordan, Egypt, Turkey, Greece, and more. The Sinaitic Theophany According to the Jewish Tradition (Part 1) In the third month, when the children of Israel were gone forth out of the land of Egypt, the same day came they into the wilderness of Sinai.

For they were departed for Rephidim, and were come to the desert of Sinai, and had pitched the wilderness; and there Israel camped.

Lecture 8 - Exodus: From Egypt to Sinai (Exodus32; Numbers) Overview. This lecture traces the account of the Exodus (and the origin of the Passover festival as a historicization of older nature festivals) and Israel’s liberation from bondage under Pharaoh.

Palestine, a land virtually laid waste with little population A review of Palestine, before the era of prosperity began with the late nineteenth-century renewal of Jewish land settlement, shows that periodically Palestine was virtually laid waste, and its population suffered acute decline.

This week we begin a new book, the book of "Numbers," known in Hebrew as Bamidbar meaning "In the Desert." The English name for the book is a translation of the word hapikudim 1 meaning "the counting" or "the census," which is delineated in the second verse of the book.

At first glance it seems that the "counting" is intrinsic to the story, 2 for it describes an action and not merely a locale. But as impressive as these sites are, for Christians the land of Egypt contains landmarks even more significant. Here pilgrims can walk in the footsteps of Moses on Mt.

Sinai, worship where the Holy Family is believed to have rested on the flight from Bethlehem, and watch the stars emerge above the desert where the Israelites once wandered. Egypt is one of the oldest civilizations in the world with a recorded cultural history spanning more than 6, years. The shear length of time that Egypt has existed as a culture has led to some.

Isolated from the largest area of Egypt, the Sinai Peninsula is a unique triangular shaped region dominated by deserts, mountains and vastly contrasting seaside resorts. For the past twenty years or so, scuba diving and snorkeling enthusiasts from around the world have been paying an enormous amount of attention to the southern tip of the Sinai Peninsula, since it is home to some of.

The amount of time the Israelites spent wandering through the wilderness after leaving Egypt before entering the Promised Land. Sinaitic Covenant (Mosaic Covenant) The Covenant God made with the Israelites promising them blessing and the inheritance of the land of Canaan if they obeyed His Word.

Not at all. This is a prophecy given hundreds of years earlier, written in the 31st chapter of the book of Jeremiah, in the Bible (Jeremiah ). As you can see, God states that since we, the people of Israel, failed to keep the Sinaitic covenant, He will make a new covenant different than the Sinaitic.

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The timeless land of Egypt is the setting for some of the most dramatic narratives of the Bible: the selling of Joseph into slavery; the exodus of the Hebrews, and the flight of.

Egypt and the Coptic convents of the Libyan desert, Mount Sinai in Arabia, Jerusalem, Bethlehem, and the Convent of St. Saba on the shores of the Dead Sea, Nazareth and its neighbourhood, Smyrna and the island of Patmos, Beyrout, Constantinople, Athens; these were the principal points of my route, and of my researches in the East.

Q describes how God offered Aaron as the spokesperson of Moses but Aaron is given no dialogue in the Quran and is not described as having a role in the placates (see 0 7 36). Aaron is associated with the Golden Calf in Q and Muslim exegetes report that Aaron died before entering the Holy Land, referring to Q 5.

Proto-Sinaitic script is a tantalizing mystery. It's important because it is thought to represent the world's first alphabetic writing.; It's engaging because each letter is a picture. Aleph illustrates the horned head of a cow, bull, or ox.

Dagg depicts a fish. The Philistine god Dagon was half man, half fish. Lamed delineates the staff of law and leadership, the crook of the shepherd who. Books to Borrow.

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Now you have more options to make your VBS easier than ever. Choose from the Starter Kit or dig deeper with the Starter Kit + Digital edition!. Get free shipping on your starter kit when you use promo code SHIPVBS21 at. It is called the Desert of Paran, and Badiet et-Tih, which means "Desert of the Wandering." The children of Israel were not probably marching as a nation from place to place in this wilder new during these 38 years, but they probably had a kind of headquarters at Kadesh, and were "compelled to linger on as do the Bedouin Arabs of the present.

In their tireless searches of Egypt and the Holy Land they were hoping to find physical proof that the stories of the Bible were true. In those days, especially the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, few people from Western nations doubted the Bible in any manner; indeed, they viewed it as rock-hard fact, a real history of the ancient.

Exodus is the second book of the Jewish Torah and of the old testament of the Christian Bible which states that the descendants of Jews who fled a drought in Canaan to find good pasture land in Egypt were enslaved, then liberated after God inflicted ten plagues on the Egyptians and sustained the Jews through 40 years in the Sinai desert on their way to conquering Canaan.

Holy feasting is a solemn thanksgiving, appointed by authority, to be rendered to God on some special day, for some extraordinary blessings or deliverances received.

Such among the Jews was the feast of the Passover (Exod. xii. 15), to remember to praise God for their deliverance out of Egypt's bondage; or the feast of Purim (Esth.

19, However, recent discoveries in Egypt itself have compounded this scenario. Inscriptions dating to BCE written in what appears to be Proto-Sinaitic were found in Upper Egypt, and nearby Egyptian texts speak of the presence of Semitic-speaking people living in Egypt.[/ ex] Semitics In Egypt Anyway what were you saying.

Egypt - Egypt - Land: Egypt’s land frontiers border Libya to the west, Sudan to the south, and Israel to the northeast.

Egypt’s border with Sudan is notable for two areas, the Hala’ib Triangle along the Red Sea and Bir Tawil further inland, that are subject to differing claims by the two countries (see Researcher’s Note).

In the north its Mediterranean coastline is about miles. Egypt's deserts encompass regions on either side of the Nile, covering more than 90 percent of the country's land surface. Western Desert The Western Desert is Egypt's portion of the Libyan Desert.

The crucial fact here is that Lake Victoria, the Nile's main source, gets 50 inches of rain (ca. mm.) on average per year. In the Holy Land, by contrast, average annual rainfall varies from about 35 inches in the north to an inch in the southern Negev; much of this water is .By the "South Country" we mean here the whole district south of Canaan, including the region around Beersheba, the Sinaitic peninsula, and the lands of Midian and of Edom,—a desert table land, arid, wild, desolate, and silent.

Among the special districts and eminences we note the following: THE SINAITIC COVENANT: [This article appeared in German in the Theologische Quartalschrift, No 4 (October ), pp Prof Pieper taught at Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary from to Prof John C.

Jeake is the translator.].

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