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Sinai in spring; or, The best desert in the world

M. J. Rendall

Sinai in spring; or, The best desert in the world

by M. J. Rendall

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Published by J.M. Dent & Sons, Ltd., E.P. Dutton & Co. in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sinai (Egypt) -- Description and travel.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby M.J. Rendall ... illustrated from photographs by the author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS110.5 .R4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 167, [1] p. incl. plates
    Number of Pages167
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22910123M
    LC Control Number11035873

    According to Numbers –16, it lay between Rephidim and Kibroth-Hattaavah and in Numbers , the wilderness of Paran is situated to the east of it. Mt. Sinai eclipsed the desert of Sinai in later literature as the identification of the place where the Law was given to Israel (Deut. ; Judg. ; Ps. , 18; Neh. ). In the Bible, Mount Sinai (Hebrew: הַר סִינַי‬, Har Sinai) is the mountain at which the Ten Commandments were given to Moses by God. In the Book of Deuteronomy, these events are described as having transpired at Mount Horeb. "Sinai" and "Horeb" are generally considered to refer to the same place by scholars. The location of the Mount Sinai described in the Bible remains disputed.

      Stone’s latest page opus is hard to put down. One of the world’s leading Armenologists, Stone is also a poet, and punctuates his account of the expeditions with poetic nuggets, reflecting not only his personal reaction to the ambience of the desert, but also to the march of history. “The quiet is affirmation, “Not sound’s cessation. Itinerary. Around pm we'll pick you up at your hotel in Sharm El Sheikh, hitting the road to the desert found on the Sinai peninsula.. Once the palms disappear, and we reach the arid desert lands, we'll climb the dunes which replace them in a 4x4, making our first stop just as the sun you'll see a spectacular sunset over the Sinai Desert, as we really get into the Bedouin spirit.

    Ein Khudra and White Canyon: Ein Khudra is a beautiful oasis in a hidden basin, connected to a sandy plateau above – and the St. Katherine road – by the White can only reach the oasis via Wadi Khudra, either coming from Ein Furtaga or Ras Ghazala. You can visit the White Canyon and carry on to other sights or make a loop and descend back via the pass of Ein Khudra. Israel was not wandering for 40 years in the desert. For almost 38 years they were in Kadesh Barnea and for almost 1 year they were at Mount Sinai. They were traveling a little less than two years. That is still a lot of travelling for , men plus women and children and animals. The time at Sinai was not idle. Of the days after arrival.


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London, J.M. Dent & Sons; New. Sinai Peninsula, Arabic Shibh Jazīrat Sīnāʾ, triangular peninsula linking Africa with Asia and occupying an area of 23, square miles (61, square km). The Sinai Desert, as the peninsula’s arid expanse is called, is separated by the Gulf of Suez and the Suez Canal from the Eastern Desert of Egypt, but it continues eastward into the Negev desert without marked change of relief.

The Sinai Peninsula or simply Sinai (now usually / ˈ s aɪ n aɪ / SY-ny, also / ˈ s aɪ n ɪ aɪ / SY-nih-eye and US: / ˈ s aɪ n eɪ aɪ / SY-nay-eye) is a peninsula in Egypt, and the only part of the country located in is situated between the The best desert in the world book Sea to the north and the Red Sea to the south, and is a land bridge between Asia and has a land area of about Countries: Egypt.

Sinai Desert Egypt. The Sinai Desert is a mountainous and historically significant desert that provides great opportunities for holidays. Invaded and ruled over centuries by outside powers. The desert in the Sinai is very diverse with many different faces.

There are wide open plains and high sand dunes, surrealistic sandstone hills and rocks carved by winds, flat topped ranges Sinai in spring; or plateaus offering dramatic views, rugged mountains and a maze of long winding wadis, green oases and hidden canyons.

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The Sinai might be a desert, but its high mountains support rich scatterings of plants. About different species are found here - near half Egypt's total - with many originating in faraway places like Iran and Afghanistan.

Some are endemic; found only in the Sinai. Every bit of life in t. A mountain peak above Saint Catherine’s Monastery in Egypt, Mount Sinai is best known as the site where Moses received the Ten Commandments in the biblical Book of Exodus.

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A different way to see Mt Sinai and St Catherine, with time to relax and enjoy the desert. St Catherine and Mt Sinai. Mt Sinai and Jebel Katrin (Catherine) are the 2 highest peaks in the central Sinai range, and are sites of. There is, however, water in the desert too – of course, you have to know where – in wells, little ponds and springs.

There are also bigger wells supplying water to towns and settlements, and in a few places solar-powered pumps have replaced the noise and messy diesel pumps. Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): (external link) http.

Thus, Shur is the coast region under the "wall" of the Tih, and Sin (Exodus Numbers ) was the "glaring" desert (see SINAI) of white chalk, West of Sinai. Paran is noticed 10 times, as a desert and mountain region (Deuteronomy Habakkuk ) between Sinai and Kadesh.

The name seems to survive in Wady Feiran West of Sinai. Above ground is a harsh, forbidding and (in summer) brutally hot desert of parched rock. The reason most tourists come here are the vistas underwater: the Sinai coast offers some of the best diving in the world.

The region is also important because of its places. Sinai is mentioned, as a desert and a mountain, in 35 passages of the Old Testament. In 17 passages the same desert and mountain are called "Horeb," or "the waste." This term is chiefly used in Deuteronomy, though Sinai also occurs (Deuteronomy ).

Hobbs, Mt. Sinai, 73, Ibid., However, geographical conditions and food supplies often had more to do with establishing identifications than with the exodus account. Discord in the Desert: Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula in the aftermath of the Arab Spring A thesis presented in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts in Defence and Strategic Studies at Massey University, Manawatu, New Zealand.

Dan Bradley Swale 30 Oct - Explore brimstonedreams's board "In the Desert", which is followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Desert life, Deserts of the world and Deserts pins. Departure from Sinai, The People Ask For Meat, The Seventy Elders, Miriam's Sin Our People, originally published inwas the first Jewish history book for the English speaking reader.

Read today, it still provides a comprehensive outline of Jewish history, and also a view of the telling of history as it evolved over the last century. Sinai desert near Ein Hudra (Egypt).

The biblical Mount Sinai is one of the most important sacred places in Abrahamic religions. According to tradition, it was the mountain where Yahweh gave the Ten Commandments to Moses, as he was leading the Israelites out of Egypt and into the promised the ancient Israelites, the memory of what happened at Mount Sinai was more important than the.

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