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THE PLAIN OF TROY.
General observations on the topography of Grecian Cities–Evidence of the Trojan War
independent of Homer-Identity of the Plain-Importance of the text of Strabo-
- Plan of the Author's Expedition-River Mender — Tomb of Ajar-Cement used
in the AranTEUM --Plants - Halil Elly--Inscription-Thymbreck -Tchiblack-
Remarkable Ruins - Prolable site of Pagus IlIENSIUM and of CallICOLONE
-Route from the Beyan Mezelly— Antient sepulchre and natural mound
Opinion concerning Simois-Prevalent errors with regard to Scamander-Ruins
by the Callifan Osmack — Inscriptions_Village of Callifat-Medals-Remains
of New Ilium.
DISTRICT OF TROAS.
Ford of the Mender— Fountains of Bonarbashy—their temperature_Possible allusion to
them in Homer-Antiquities of Bonarbashy-Heights called the Acropolis-Antient
Tumuli—Probable origin of the supposed Acropolis-Observations by the Polar Star
- Journey to the source of the Mender-Basalt pillars-Æneia-Remarkable tomb
-Plain of Beyramitch—Warm springs—Beyramitch— Antiquities–Küchûnlů Tépe
-Temple and altars of Jupiter-Evgillar - Ascent to the summit of Gargarus-
Oratories of hermits-View from the highest point of the mountain-Errors in the
geography of the country-
Appearance of the Idæan Chain towards Lectum-
Dangerous situation of the Author.
Second excursion upon Gargarus—Greek chapels-Source of the Scamander-Journey to
Alexandria Troas — Bergas -Chemalé — Decomposition of Granite — Stupendous
column—Hot baths-Form of the sepulchre called Soros - Alexandria Troas
Splendid remains of public BalneÆ-Other vestiges of the city-Votive tallet to
Drusus Cæsar-Udjek-Tomb of Æsyetes-Erkessy-Interesting Inscription --
Sigeum– Antiquities --Mount Athos— Tombs mentioned by Strabo- Return to the
Dardanelles—Summary of Observations made in Troas.
FROM THE HELLESPONT TO RHODES.
Transactions at the Dardanelles--Public Sports-Inscriptions-Voyage down the Hel-
lespont — Tenedos --- Lectum Promontory-Lesbos—Erythræan Straits — Chios -
Straits of Samos— Burning Vapour-View of Patmos and the Cyclades—Pirates
- Cos—Plane Tree-Inscriptions - Fountain of Hippocrates-Greek Manuscripts
- Beautiful piece of Antient Sculpture -Voyage from Cos to Rhodes — Ruins of
Cnidus-visited by Morritt, and by Walpole-Carpathian Isles-Rhodes.
FROM RHODES, TO THE GULPH OF GLAUCUS, IN ASIA MINOR.
Rhodes - Climate - Antiquities -Lindus -Inscriptions - Pagan Ceremony - Divers of
Syme and Nisyrus-Gulph of Glaucus-Grandeur of the scenery-Malaria-Genoese
Island— Ruins of Telmessus—Theatre-Oracular Cave-Sepulchres of the Telmessen-
sians—Tomb of Helen, daughter of Jason-Other Soroi—Mausoleum-Monolithal
Sepulchres-- Ruins at Koynůcky-Turbulent state of the country- Conduct of the
natives upon the coast--New-discovered Plants—Isle of Abercrombie.
FROM ASIA MINOR TO EGYPT.
The Tauride sails for Egypt-Vigilance of the English Cruizers- Extraordinary instance of
the propagation of Sound-Astonishing appearance presented by the British Fleet-
Spectacle caused ly the ravages of War-State of af'airs upon the Author's arrival
- Obstacles encountered by the Expedition under Sir Ralph Abercrombie-Sir Sidney
Smith-Account of the Campaign-Causes of delay in landing the troops-Death
of Major McArras–Descent of the army-Battle and victory of the eighth of
March— General Menou— Affair of the Twelfth-Action of the Thirteenth-Battle
of the Twenty-first-Sensation caused by the Death of Abercrombie-Measures pur-
sued by his Successor— The Author's view of the Country-Journey to Rosetta.
FROM ROSETTA IN EGYPT, TO LARNECA IN CYPRUS.
Return to the Fleet - Nelson's Island - Antiquities - Rosetta-Trilinguar Inscription --
Scarabæus Pilularius - Curious Edifice in Rosetta, of the Gothic form — Voyage to
Cyprus -- Appearance of the Island Salines -Hot Winds - Larneca-Insalubrity
of the Island - Produce of the Land-Wine of Cyprus-Wretched Condition of the
Country-Phoenician Idols-Nature of the Cyprian Venus-Antient Gems--Signet
Rings—Origin of the Camachuia—Theban Stone
---Paintings commemorated upon
Gems—Notice of a Picture by Zeuxis from an antient Greek Manuscript-Sub-
stances used for the Signets of Cyprus-their most antient form.
C HA P. XI.
Antient Geography of the Island - Situation of Citium - Phænician Settlements -
Illustrious Citieans - Last Remains of the City - Reports concerning Baffa
- Minerals of Cyprus --Journey to Nicotia-Women of Cyprus - Gardens of
Larneca - Desolate Appearance of the Country-Village of Attien --- Primeval
Mills-Curious Mode of keeping Bees-Carol Tree-Appearance of Nicotia-
Banishment of Prostitutes-Palace of the English Dragoman--Visit to the Turkish
Governor-his reception of the Author Oriental Mode of entertaining Guests-
Gúyúmjee, or Goldsmiths of Turkey - Antiquities obtained in the Bazar_Polished
Stones of Cyprus--Antient Gems found in Nicotia - Camels-Rivers of the Island
- Antient Phænician Medal--Tetradrachm of Tyre --- Return to the Fleet-Loss
of the Iphigenia..
FROM EGYPT TO SYRIA.
Departure from Egypt - Course of the Romulus Frigate, in her voyage to St. John
d' Acre - Djezzar Pacha- Importance of the Port of Acre Druses - Interview
with Djezzar its consequences — Climate of Acre-Shores of the Mediterranean
- Present state of the city—its former condition — Remains of Antient Buildings-
Medals of ACRE and of SIDON—Attack upon the long-boat of the Romulus —
Appeal to the Pacha his conduct upon that occasion Further interview with
Djezzar - Commerce of Acre.
THE HOLY LAND.-ACRE TO NAZARETH.
Commencement of the Author's Journey in the Holy Land - Camp of Djezzar Pacha's
Cavalry - Cavalcade for the Erpedition - Syrian Tents - River Belus — Plants
- SHEFHAMER — Reception by the Agha - Grave of an Egyptian form - Plain of
Zabulon - SAPPHURA, or SEPPHORIS - Medals - Druses-State of Christianity in
the Holy Land Church of St. Joachim and St. Anne -- Gothic Remains - Dis-
covery of Antient Pictures - Their probable age-Country between Sephoury and
Nazareth-Dress of the Arabs — Alarm of the Plague - NAZARETH - Condition of
the Inhabitants Fountain of the Virgin — Custom illustrating a Saying of our
Saviour-Franciscan Convent-Pretended Miracles-Superstitions of the Country
- Empress Helena — Other Objects of Reverence in Nazareth — Mensa Christi-
Environs of the town — Ordinary Penance of Travellers in the Holy Land.
THE HOLY LAND.-NAZARETH TO TIBERIAS.
The Author leaves Nazareth, to visit Galilee-Rani. Cana Chapel of the Village -
Reliques — Turan — Caverns-Intense Heat — Basaltic Phænomena — their Origin
explained — Plants - Geological Features of Galilee - View from the Kernel-
Hatti - Libanus Village of Hatti - Druses
Antelopes Sea of Galilee, or
Lake Gennesareth Tiberias Baths of Emmaus Capernaum Soil and Pro-
duce Castle House of Peter Adrianæum Description of Tiberias Anti-
quities - Minerals of the Lake - Non-descript Shells — River Jordan - Hippos
Dimensions of the Sea of Galilee. — Singular Fishes
Antient Naval Engage-
ment - Slaughter of the Jews — Supposed Miracle caused by the French — Popu-
lation of Tiberias.
THE HOLY LAND.-TIBERIAS TO NAPOLOSE.
Departure from Tiberias - Effect of the Climate Productions of the Desert Lúbi
State of the Country - Mount Thabór - Change of Route - Narrow Escape of the
Author - Camp of Djezzar's Cavalry - Wars of the Arabs – Their Manners and
Disposition – Address of an Arab to his Mare - SIMMOOM, or Wind of the Desert -
Bread baked in the Sun's Rays – Emir of the Mountains Plain of Esdraelon -
Encampments – Jennin – Effect produced by Change of Government - Santorri - -
Antient Castle - Napolose or Sichem - Reception by the Governor - Aspect and
State of the City - Its various Appellations – Circumstances connected with its
antient History – Tomb of Joseph - Tomb of Joshua - Nature of those Reliques -
Samaritans — Jacob's Well.
THE HOLY LAND. - NAPOLOSE TO JERUSALEM.
Journey to Jerusalem – Singular Cultivation of Judæa - Jacob's Field - Bethel - Beer
- Prospect of the Holy City - Formalities of a Public Entry - Reception by
the Inhabitants - Gate of Damascus - Identity of "the Holy Places"– Visit to the
Governor - Convent of St. Salvador - Appearance of the Monks - Dormitory for
Travellers — Pilgrim's Chamber - Convent Stores - Library - Exactions of the
Turks - Manufactures of Jerusalem- Mecca Fruit - Fetid Limestone - Water of
the Dead Sea - Visit to the Holy Places"— Sepulchre of the Messiah - Its Iden-
tity disputed - Its present Appearance - Other Reliques - Plan for the Survey of
the City - Sion Gate-Discovery made by the Author - Inference derived from it-
Possible Site of Golgotha, or Calvary - Greek Inscriptions - Remarkable Tomb
- Hebrew Inscriptions - Conjecture respecting Mount Sion.
THE HOLY LAND.— JERUSALEM.
The Subject continued - Identity of the Holy Sepulchre again contested — Origin of its
supposed locality - Improbability of the tale - Further View of the Jewish Ceme-
teries - Aceldama – Inscriptions - Antient Paintings - Age of the CRYPTE –
Fountain Siloa, and Oak Rogel – Mount of Olives - View from the summit
-Difference between the Modern and Antient City – Situation of Mount Sion -
Pagan Remains upon Mount Olivet - Their possible origin — Ascent of David -
Lake ASPHALTITES General Appearance of Judæa Miraculous Impression of our
Saviour's Foot - GARDEN OF GETHSEMANE Olives of the Mount – Tomb of the
Virgin Mary - Sepulchres of the Patriarchs — Bazars - Sepulchres of the Kings
— their real history — Mosque of Omar - Greek and Armenian Convents – State
of Politics in Jerusalem.
THE HOLY LAND. - JERUSALEM TO BETHLEHEM, JAFFA, AND ACRE.
Journey to Bethlehem – Singular example of dexterity in a Goat - View of Bethlehem
– Prospect of the Dead Sea Erroneous notions entertained of this lake Cause
of those opinions - Authors by whom it is described - Precautions upon entering
Bethlehem - Descent into the Valley – Critical examination of a passage in
Josephus - – David's Well – Interesting circumstances connected with its history –
Antiquity of Eastern Wells - Account of Bethlehem – Tomb of Rachel - Caverns
-Terebinthine Vale – Valley of Jeremiah – Vegetable Productions - Arabs -
Bet hoor Rama – History of that city — St. George of Diospolis — Ravages caused
by the plague – Jaffa — Improbability of the supposed Massacre by Buonaparté
- Antient history of Jaffa – Voyage along the Coast – Cæsarea - Return to