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Fisherman's House, Beyrout--Where Titus celebrated his victory over Jerusalem
Title:
Fisherman's House, Beyrout--Where Titus celebrated his victory over Jerusalem [Graphic]
Year:
St. Louis, 1894.
Creator:
Bain, Robert E. M
Category:
Boats
Object Details:
1 photograph : b&w ; 25.3 x 17.8 cm ( 10 x 7 in).
Notes:
Photograph is in a book with a description beneath ; printed description: "(Ezekiel, xlvii:16.)--'Hamath, Berothath, Sibraim.' Some connect the Berothath mentioned in Ezekiel xlvii:16, with Beyrout. The best authorities, however, think this connection very remote. This city became a Roman colony in the reign of Augustus. It was adorned and beautified with theatres, colonnades, porticoes and baths by Agrippa, the remains of which are still scattered over the city. There are said to be a great number of large columns of both gray and red granite which have been built into the quay here. Here it was that Titus celebrated his victory over Jerusalem, and also the birthday of his father by gladiatorial combats, in which the captives of Zion were forced to fight with wild beasts and with one another, according to Josephus."
Several boats on a shore ; several buildings are at the water's edge--one is on stilts and is made of wood
Collection:
CAJS Image Collection LVii BAI 5576 LVii302CAJS
The Lenkin Family Collection of Photography, University of Pennsylvania Libraries