Cairo (172 Subjects)
Jacob Breuning, his companion Carlier de Pinon, and their escorts on their way to Mount Sinai.
View of Cairo.
Elephant from Cairo.
Giraffe from Cairo.
Goat of Syrian or Mambrina breed. Giraffe from Cairo.
View of the fortress of Babylon in Cairo (modern-day Coptic quarter).
Church of the Virgin on the ouskirts of Cairo, on the site of the cave where the Holy Family hid while in Egypt (Santa Maria della Cava). Church outside Cairo near the former, (Santa Maria della Scala), with a red column which the Virgin hugged, leaving an indelible white imprint.
Tomb of Saint Barbara, possibly in the Coptic quarter of Cairo. View of the Pyramids of Giza; according to the author, they were the granaries of the Pharaohs of Egypt, built by Joseph son of Jacob.
Woman dancer of Cairo (Almeh).
Frontispiece to the fourth volume of the edition. Mamluk rider.
Mosque at Cairo, Egypt, included in this edition so that it could be compared to similar monuments of Konya.
Fountain at Cairo, Egypt, included in this edition so that it could be compared to similar monument of Konya.
View of Giza necropolis and the Pyramids of Egypt.
The Nilometer, square cistern with a marble column, used to measure the levels o the Nile in Egypt.
The Bey (Ottoman official) of Upper Egypt , enters in Cairo.
24. Mount Horeb. 25. Monastery near Mount Moses, Egypt, which the author calls “Monastery of the Burning Bush”. 26. View of the Sphinx at Giza necropolis, Cairo. 28. Church near Cairo. 29. The Pyramids of Giza. Graves in Ottoman cemetery of Cairo. 31. The rock of Meribah on Mount Choreb. 32. Mount Sinai with the monastery of Saint Catherine and Mount Moses.
Streetlet near Al-Azhar mosque in Cairo.
Entrance to the bazaar of Cairo.
Fountain at the inner court of Sultan Hasan mosque in Cairo.
Interior of harem, Cairo.
The Pyramid of Chephren and the Sphinx at Giza.
Caravan leaving Cairo.
Title page. The Sphinx and the Pyramid of Cheops at Giza necropolis, Cairo.
View of Cairo from the east. In the background, the Mosque of Mohammed Ali and the Pyramids of Giza necropolis.
Entrance to the castle of Cairo (Saladin's Citadel).
View of Cairo from the west.
Hills of Mokattam, Cairo.