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Mill on Jerusalem Road, Damascus--The Trading point of the Hauran where Job lived
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Bain, Robert E. M
Mill on Jerusalem Road, Damascus--The Trading point of the Hauran where Job lived [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 18 cm ( 10 x 7 in).
Photograph is in a book with a description beneath ; printed description: "(Job. xvi:I.)--The traditions of the Arabs, which make the Hauran in the neighborhood of Damascus, the home of Job, are not to be despised. In no part of the world have the native races undergone so little change as in this region. To this very day the descendants of the cotemporaries [sic] of Job, and perhaps his own, live on the same plains once occupied by their ancestors. This gives to the tradition that fixed the home of Job in the Hauran a very different value from what it would have in a country where the people were continually changing. Chrysostom, speaking of pilgrimages in his day, said : 'Many pilgrims come from the ends of the earth to Arabia in order to seek for the dung hill on which Job lay, and with rapture to kiss the ground where he suffered.' We give as illustrating this traditional history concerning the land of Uz a picture of the mill on the Jerusalem Road at Damascus." "Vol. 2" and "H" are printed beneath the text. Copyright year and photographer's name are printed at the bottom of the photograph
A mill and a river
Scanning Notes:
Classification ID:
CAJS Image Collection LVii BAI 5563 LVii289CAJS
The Lenkin Family Collection of Photography, University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Geographical Location:
Jerusalem Road

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Category: Mills
Year: 1894
Creator: Bain, Robert E. M
Physical description: photograph
Title: Mill on Jerusalem Road, Damascus--The Trading point of the Hauran where Job lived