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View East from the Acropolis--Showing the hill where St. Paul preached
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View East from the Acropolis--Showing the hill where St. Paul preached
Title:
View East from the Acropolis--Showing the hill where St. Paul preached [Graphic]
Year:
St. Louis, 1894.
Creator:
Bain, Robert E. M
Category:
Hadrian's Arch (Athens, Greece)
Zappeion Megaron
Temple Of Olympian Zeus (Athens, Greece)
Object Details:
1 photograph : b&w ; 25.4 x 17.8 cm ( 10 x 7 in).
Notes:
Photograph is in a book with a description beneath ; printed description: "(Jeremiah, xlviii.)--In the year 588 B.C., Jeremiah was prophesying the conquest of Egypt by the Babylonians. At the same time in Greece, Solon, of the family of Nelidae, had come to great influence by the recapture of Salamis and by his share in the first sacred war against Crisa and Cirrha whose inhabitants had robbed the temple of Apollo in Delphi. It was during this time that Solon was writing the constitution and laws for the citizens of Athens. Standing upon the Acropolis and looking east towards Hymettus, we see the natural features of the country which surrounded Athens in the time of Jeremiah. It is interesting to place ourselves in the time of the prophet and look toward Greece, for this classical country is regarded as one of the lands of the Bible. From Greece some 300 years after Jeremiah, Alexander the Great came and conquered Palestine."
Looking down on the valley from the Acropolis; in the forground are numerous buildings; at the right is a set of standing columns (the Temple of Jupiter/Zeus) and Hadrian's Arch; at the left is a large building (the Zappeion Megaron)
Collection:
CAJS Image Collection LVii BAI 5613 LVii339CAJS
The Lenkin Family Collection of Photography, University of Pennsylvania Libraries