Imágenes de páginas
PDF
EPUB
[blocks in formation]

Jabbok (jăb'bok)

Brook in Palestine. Jaffa (jăf'fa), Joppa (jop'

pa), or Jappa (jăp'pa) Port in Palestine. Jebel (jēb'el)

Mountain in Arabic. Jebel Sufsafeh (jēb'el sủf Reputed Mount of the Law in Sinai sä'feh)

Peninsula.
Jerablus (jer a blūs') Town in Euphrates River.
Jeziret el Arab (jē zir'et
el' ä rab)

Arabic, "Island of the Arabs."

Kaaba (kä'a ba or kä'ba) : The shrine of Mecca.
Kadesh (ka'děsh)

Holy city of the Hittites.
Kaffejeh (kaf fē'jeh) or Square of cloth used in Arabian head-

Kefeyeh (ke fē'yeh) dress.
Kantara (kăn taora) Town on Suez Canal.
Kelek (kěl'ěk)

A raft used on the Tigris River.
Kelekgie (kěl'ěk gie or je) One who propels a kelek.
Khadijah (kä di'jah One of the wives of Mohammed.
Kharput (kär'put) or

Harpoot (här'poot) City of Armenia. Kidron (kid'ron) or Kedron (kěd'ron)

Brook in Palestine. Kishon (kỉsh'on)

Brook in Palestine. Koran ko rän'

Sacred book of the Mohammedans. Koweit' (ko we it') An Arabian seaport on the Persian Gulf.

Lokman (lõk'man) or

Lukinan (lū kĩn'an)

The Arabian Æsop.

Machpelah (măk pē'lah) Cave where the Jewish patriarchs are

buried. Mandaniyeh (mān'dän i yeh)

Artisans in Holy Land. Marah (mä'rah)

Bitter water, springs in Sinai Peninsula. Mastaby (măs'ta by) Raised platform in home of Palestine

peasants. Meander (më ăn'der) A winding river in Asia Minor. Mecca or Mekka (měk'ka)

Holy City of Mohammedans.
Medina (mē di'nä) Burial place of Mohammed.
Mireh (mir'eh)

Village state land in Palestine.
Mordecai (mor'de ca i) The uncle of Queen Esther.
Moslem (moz'lēm or mos'-
lēm)

Of or pertaining to Mohammedans. Nahor (nā'hor)

Brother of Abraham. Nargileh (när'gil ěh) or

Narghile (när' gē lā) An Oriental pipe for smoking tobacco. Nedj :(něj) or Nedjed (něd'jěd)

A province in Arabia. Nisibes (nis' běs) or

Nisibin (nis'i bin) A town in Mesopotamia. Nomads (nõ'măds or nõm'ads)

A tribe that roves seeking pasture. Oman (o män')

A division in southeast Arabia.
Orontes (õ rõn'tes) A river in northern Syria.
Panaias (păn'a i'as) or Place claimed by Jews as the source of

Banaias (bằna i'as) the Jordan.
Persepolis (pẽr sěp'o lis) Capital of ancient Persia.
Piærus (pi re'ŭs)

The port of Athens.
Polycarp (põl'y kärp) A Christian martyr buried in Smyrna.
Rameses (răm'e sēs) or

Ramses (răm’sẽz) King of Egypt. Rephidim (réf'i dīm) Place where Joshua defeated the AmaleSafed (sä fed')

kites.

Sacred city of the Jews. Salibi (sä li'bī) or Salebe (sä lē'be)

Crusader in Arabic.
Saloniki (sä lo ni'ki) Ancient Thessalonica, a city of Greece.
Samiel (sămoyel)

The simoon.
Sebaste (se băs'te) Site of ancient Samaria.
Semen (sē'měn)

Clarified butter made by Bedouins.
Semites (sēm'ites) Descendants of Shem.
Shampo (shăm'po) A Jewish ruler of Armenia who founded

a dynasty. Shat-el Arab (shăt-ěl å River formed by conjunction of the räb')

Tigris and Euphrates Rivers. Shechem (shek'hěm), or

Nablus (năb lus) Home of Jacob in Palestine. Sheik (sheik, sheik, or Head of a family, especially in Arabia shāk)

or other Mohammedan countries. Sinai (si'ni or si'nā i) A peninsula in Arabia. Susa (sū'sä)

Capital of ancient Persia. Sychar (si'kär)

Jacob's Well. Terah (te'räh)

Father of Abraham. Tiberias (ti beori as) City on the Sea of Galilee. Togarmah (to gär'ma) A ruler of Armenia. Tyrannus (từ rănonus) A Christian schoolmaster in Corinth. Ur (ur)

Ancient capital of Chaldea. Verkhoyansk (verk'ho

yänsk or verk'o yänsk) A town near the cold pole of the earth. Villayet (vi la yết”) A political division of Turkey. Xenophon (zěn'o fũn) A Greek leader. Xerxes (zērk' zēs) A king of Persia (Ahasuerus). Yemen (yem'ěn)

A province in Arabia. Yezidis . (yez'i dîs) A sect in Syria called "devilworshipers.” Zend Avesta (zend a věs' Book containing the sacred writings of ta)

Zoroaster. Zoroaster (ző rõ ås'těr) Persian prophet.

Abraham, 56, 102, 109, 133
• Achan, 66

Acre, 93, 110
Adana, 198, 199
Aden, 158, 159, 179
Ahasuerus or Xerxes, 77
Alabaster, 63
Aleppo, 30, 66, 84, 100
Alexander the Great, 220
Alexandretta, 92
Alexandria, 183ff., 217, 220
Allenby, General, 87, 111, 131
Amos, 99
Anatolia, 199, 206
Angora, 214
Antioch, 101
Arabs, 44, 47
Ararat, 188, 194
Armageddon, III
Armenia, 89, 188, 194
Armenians, 191, 194, 200, 213
Artaxerxes, 77
Asia, 17
Asia Minor, 12, 199
Asphalt, 53
Assuan Dam, 185, 187
Assyria, 62
Assyrians, 56, 64
Athens, 220, 223
Baalbec or (bek), 99
Babylon, 57, 59
Babylonia, 37, 52, 55, 57
Bagdad, 72, 74
Bagdad Railroad, 30, 70, 100
Banais, 113
Basra or Bassora, 52
Bazaars, 74, 98, 203
Bedouins, 45
Beirut, 91, 92, 93
Berea, 222
Bethany, 135
Bethlehem, 136
Bible, The, 170

1

INDEX

British

in Palestine, 107, 142
in Mesopotamia, 74

in Egypt, 185
Brusa, 211, 214

Cairo, 93, 185
Camels, 176
Cana, 118
Canaan, 102
Canaanites, 103
Capernaum, 117
Caravans, 178
Carchemish or Jerablus, 66
Caspian Sea, 78
Cedars, 91
Chaldea or Babylonia, 56
Christ, 115, 144, 153, 158, 214
Christ's disciples, 117
Climate, 22
Code of laws, 58
Constantine, 231
Constantinople, 70
Corinth, 222
Croesus, 206, 215
Crusaders, 70, 140
Cuneiform script, 57
Cyrus, 77, 105, 215

Damascus, 96, 98
Damascus-to-Mecca Railroad, 98
Dan or Laish, 90, 113
Daniel, 37, 77
Dardanelles, 93
Darius, 77
Dates, 51, 180

gardens, 49

harvest, 51
David, 104
Dead Sea, 114, 122
Delta of Shat-el-Arab, 37
Diarbekir, 35, 192, 198

Earthquakes, 84

Edict of Toleration, 231
Egypt, 161, 181
Elburz Mountains, 78
Elijah, 99, 111, 113, 170
Elisha, 97, 145
Ephesus, 215
Erzerum, 198
Esdraelon, 111
Esther, 77
Euphrates, 31, 36

Figs, 208, 210
Frank, 201

Galilee, 102, 115
Goshen, 103
Greece, 217, 223
Greeks, 200
Guest chambers, 144

Haifa, 92, 110, 138
Hama, 99
Hammurabi, 58
Haran, 69, 90, 102
Hauran, 84
Hebrews, 102, 105
Hebron, 138
Hejaz, 168
Herodotus, 76, 182
Hezekiah, 64
Hides, 42
Himalayas, 18
Hiram, 91
Hittites, 65, 66, 103, 104, 193
Hodeida, 179
Homs, 99
Horns of Hattin, 117

Iran, Plateau of, 78
Irrigation works, 61, 99
Italy, 225
Jacob, 103, 152
Jaffa, 91, 110, 128, 138
Jaffa Gate of Jerusalem, 130, 131
Jerusalem, 104, 107, 130 to 136
Jethro, 44
Jews, 106
Jezreel, Valley of, ini
Jidda, 160
John the Baptist, 25, 42, 113

John the Disciple, 213, 217
Jordan, 112, 123, 128

source of, 90, 113
Joseph, 103, 127, 161, 183
Judah, Kingdom of, 105
Judea, 105, 129
Kaaba, 173
Kantara, 107, 138, 172
Kelek, 32
Kelekgie, 35
Khans, 98
Kharput, 190
Kingdom of Israel, 104

in Judah, 104
Kishon, 113
Konia, 210, 214
Koomis, 43
Koran, 168, 173, 174, 175
Koweit, 160, 180
Kufa or Goofa, 36

Laish or Dan, 90
Lawrence, Colonel, 87
Leather, 53
Lebanon, 83, 90, 92
Libraries

of Babylon, 57

of Nineveh, 63
Luke, 217
Luxuries, 68

Marash, 198
Mark, 217
Maronite, 91
Mecca (Mekka), 168, 172, 173
Medina, 172, 175
Mediterranean Sea, 88, 110, 122, 219
Megiddo, 111
Mesopotamia, 29, 53, 56, 63
Miriam, 168, 169
Mocha, 156, 158
Mohammed, 96, 168, 172, 173
Moors, 13, 162
Moses, 44, 103, 110, 168, 171, 183
Mosul, 66
Mount Carmel, III
Mount Everest, 19
Muscat, 156, 160, 179

Naaman, 96

« AnteriorContinuar »