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The Resource Eastern pilgrims : the travels of three ladies, Agnes Smith Lewis

Eastern pilgrims : the travels of three ladies, Agnes Smith Lewis

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Eastern pilgrims : the travels of three ladies
Title
Eastern pilgrims
Title remainder
the travels of three ladies
Statement of responsibility
Agnes Smith Lewis
Title variation
Eastern pilgrims
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The Scottish twin sisters Agnes Lewis (1843-1926) and Margaret Gibson (1843-1920), heiresses of an extremely wealthy man, between them learned numerous languages, including Modern Greek, Arabic, Hebrew, Persian and Syriac, and became pioneering biblical scholars and explorers at a time when women rarely ventured to foreign lands. Their initial desire to travel to the Holy Land was encouraged by their Presbyterian minister. Setting out with their former teacher, Grace Blyth, in 1868, they travelled across Europe to Greece, Turkey, Egypt and Palestine. In this 1870 account, Lewis vividly describes the discomfort of long-distance travel, especially for women, and their encounters with the people they met on the way. At Constantinople they were struck by the beauty of Hagia Sophia, and saw whirling dervishes. They had some difficulties with their guide in Egypt, but this did not deter them, and they continued on to Palestine before returning to Europe
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UkCbUP
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1843-1926
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Lewis, Agnes Smith
Dewey number
915.604/15
Index
index present
LC call number
DS48
LC item number
.L67 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Cambridge library collection. Travel and exploration
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  • Lewis, Agnes Smith
  • Gibson, Margaret Dunlop
  • Middle East
  • Women travelers
  • Istanbul (Turkey)
  • Europe
  • Palestine
  • Egypt
Label
Eastern pilgrims : the travels of three ladies, Agnes Smith Lewis
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Note
Originally published: London : Hukst and Blackett, Publishers, 1870
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Frontmatter -- Contents -- CHAP. I - LONDON TO MUNICH -- CHAP. II - MUNICH TO CONSTANTINOPLE -- CHAP. III - CONSTANTINOPLE -- CHAP. IV - CONSTANTINOPLE TO CYPRUS -- CHAP. V - CYPRUS TO ALEXANDRIA -- CHAP. VI - ALEXANDRIA TO ASOUAN -- CHAP. VII - ASOUAN TO WADEE HALFEH AND BACK TO CAIRO -- CHAP. VIII - JAFFA TO HEBRON AND JERUSALEM -- CHAP. IX - A SUNDAY IN JERUSALEM -- CHAP. X - RAMBLES ABOUT JERUSALEM -- CHAP. XI - A RIDE TO BETHANY -- CHAP. XII - A VISIT TO THE CAVE OF ADULLAM -- CHAP. XIII - THE MOHAMMEDAN PILGRIMS -- CHAP. XIV - PALM SUNDAY, AND MIZPEH -- CHAP. XV - THE JORDAN AND THE DEAD SEA -- CHAP. XVI - THE HOLY FIRE -- CHAP. XVII - THE HARAM AND THE HAREEM -- CHAP. XVIII - JERUSALEM TO DAMASCUS -- CHAP. XIX - DAMASCUS TO THE CEDARS AND TO GREECE
Control code
CR9781139169004
Extent
1 online resource (328 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139169004
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Eastern pilgrims : the travels of three ladies, Agnes Smith Lewis
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Hukst and Blackett, Publishers, 1870
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Frontmatter -- Contents -- CHAP. I - LONDON TO MUNICH -- CHAP. II - MUNICH TO CONSTANTINOPLE -- CHAP. III - CONSTANTINOPLE -- CHAP. IV - CONSTANTINOPLE TO CYPRUS -- CHAP. V - CYPRUS TO ALEXANDRIA -- CHAP. VI - ALEXANDRIA TO ASOUAN -- CHAP. VII - ASOUAN TO WADEE HALFEH AND BACK TO CAIRO -- CHAP. VIII - JAFFA TO HEBRON AND JERUSALEM -- CHAP. IX - A SUNDAY IN JERUSALEM -- CHAP. X - RAMBLES ABOUT JERUSALEM -- CHAP. XI - A RIDE TO BETHANY -- CHAP. XII - A VISIT TO THE CAVE OF ADULLAM -- CHAP. XIII - THE MOHAMMEDAN PILGRIMS -- CHAP. XIV - PALM SUNDAY, AND MIZPEH -- CHAP. XV - THE JORDAN AND THE DEAD SEA -- CHAP. XVI - THE HOLY FIRE -- CHAP. XVII - THE HARAM AND THE HAREEM -- CHAP. XVIII - JERUSALEM TO DAMASCUS -- CHAP. XIX - DAMASCUS TO THE CEDARS AND TO GREECE
Control code
CR9781139169004
Extent
1 online resource (328 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139169004
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote

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