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Inn of the Good Samaritan
Inn of the Good Samaritan [Graphic]
St. Louis, 1894.
Bain, Robert E. M
Inn Of The Good Samaritan
Object Details:
1 photograph : b&w ; 25.4 x 18 cm ( 10 x 7 in).
Photograph is in a book with a description beneath ; printed description: "(Luke, x:34.)-- About half-way between Jerusalem and Jericho there stands to-day an inn that is said to occupy the site of the ancient inn where the good Samaritan carried the man who had fallen and been beaten among the thieves. This is the place where travelers take dinner on their way from Jerusalem to Jericho. This region of country still abounds with thieves, thus making it necessary for every one who passes this way to go under guard. This guard is furnished travelers by the sheik of the country, whose headquarters is at the Apostle's Fountain, about four miles east of Jerusalem. Our Savior seized upon the event of the man falling among thieves and being shunned by the priests and Levites, but ministered to by the good Samaritan, to teach the world charity, and to treat every one as his neighbor." "Vol 2" and "C2" are printed beneath the text
Squarish stone enclosure and entrance; gentle hills surround the stone walls
CAJS Image Collection LVii BAI 5487 LVii213CAJS
The Lenkin Family Collection of Photography, University of Pennsylvania Libraries