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Castle at Cæsarea Philippi--Near Hazor, King Jabin's Capital
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Bain, Robert E. M
Castle at Cæsarea Philippi--Near Hazor, King Jabin's Capital [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: W.A. Hammond, Holborn Hall, E.C.
St. Louis, 1894.
Object Details:
1 photograph : b&w ; 25.4 x 17.5 cm ( 10 x 6.875 in).
Photograph is in a book with a description beneath ; printed description: "(Joshua, xi: 1-20). Only a little distance from this castle, Thomson learned of a very old ruin, which is thought to be the relic of the ancient capital of Jabin, king of Hazor, which was chief city before the time of Joshua, of all the northern basin of the Jordan. In the eleventh chapter of Joshua we have an account of the battle of Israel with this king. We learn also from this chapter that 1,451 B.C., this Jabin, king of Hazor, had chariots and horses in his army. The great Subeibeh castle is a mile in circumference. It is about three miles from Cæsarea Philippi and fifteen hundred feet above it. From the top of its towers there is an extensive and charming propsect. The castle is guarded on all sides by inaccessible gorges and only on the northeast is the hill upon which it stands connected with the main body of the earth."
Ruins of a massive stone construction on the top of a hill
Scanning Notes:
Subeibeh Castle
Classification ID:
CAJS Image Collection LVii BAI 5472 LVii198CAJS
The Lenkin Family Collection of Photography, University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Geographical Location:
Cæsarea Philippi

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Category: Ruins
Category: Subeibeh Castle
Year: 1894
Creator: Bain, Robert E. M
Physical description: photograph
Title: Castle at Caesarea Philippi--Near Hazor, King Jabin's Capital