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Mosque of Wady 'Ali--Near the place of Joshua's great victory over the five kings
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Bain, Robert E. M
Mosque of Wady 'Ali--Near the place of Joshua's great victory over the five kings [Graphic]
Translated Title:
Earthly Footsteps of The Man of Galilee Being Three Hundred and Eighty-Four Original Photographic Views and Descriptions of the Places Connected with the Earthly Life of Our Lord and His Apostles Traced with Note Book and Camera showing where Christ was born, brought up, baptized, tempted, transfigured and crucified, together with the scenes of his prayers, tears, miracles and sermons, and also places made sacred by the labors of his apostles, from Jerusalem to Rome by Bishop John H. Vincent, D.D., LL.D., Rev. James W. Lee, D.D., and R.E.M. Bain. London: A.M. Gardner & Co., Limited.
St. Louis, 1894.
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: "(Joshua, x:10.)--'And the Lord discomfited them before Israel, and slew them with a great slaughter at Gibeon, and chased them along the way that goeth up to Beth-horon, and smote them to Azekah, and unto Makkedah.' In the neighborhood of this mosque of Wady 'Ali we are upon a part of the scene where the great battle occurred when Joshua routed the host of the five kings. They are supposed to have fled from Gibeon down by the upper Beth-horon to the lower, and then southward. The places referred to in the tenth chapter of Joshua, which records his great victory, are still to be found in this neighborhood. The mosque of Wady 'Ali was dedicated to Imam Ali. It is a sacred Moslem shrine, overshadowed by a magnificent terebinth tree. The glen in which this mosque stands is beautiful." Copyright year and photographer's name are printed at the bottom of the photograph, along with "Franklin Co Eng-Chi." See 5349BAI/LVii75CAJS (Voyager # 361747)
A large tree provides shade for a stone structure
Scanning Notes:
Classification ID:
CAJS Image Collection LVi BAI 5157 LVi75CAJS
The Lenkin Family Collection of Photography, University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Geographical Location:
Wady 'Ali

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Category: Mosques
Year: 1894
Creator: Bain, Robert E. M
Physical description: photograph
Title: Mosque of Wady 'Ali--Near the place of Joshua's great victory over the five kings