Pilgrimages (118 Subjects)
Church of the Apparition of the Virgin on Mount Horeb. The site where God spoke to Moses on the Holy Summit or Mount Moses (Gebel Musa).
Church and mosque on the site where God gave the tablets of the Ten Commandments to Moses on the Holy Summit or Mount Moses (Gebel Mousa). Monastery of the Forty Martyrs. The summit of Saint Catherine, on which, according to tradition, the Angels laid down the remains of the Saint.
Panoramic view of Mecca. On the foreground, the Mosque of Mecca (Al-Masjid al-Haram) and the Holy Rock of Kaaba.
A caravan departs from Istanbul to the Holy Mosque of Mecca during the Ramadan, with sacred camels and gifts from the Sultan.
Camel carrying gifts from the Sultan to the Holy Mosque of Mecca during the Ramadan. Auxiliary camel forming part of the Caravan to Mecca.
View of Medina in Saudi Arabia, with Al-Nabawi Mosque.
Plan of the Aedicule in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem. The first room of the Aedicule (chapel of the Angel's Stone), seen from the entrance to the Aedicule.
External view of the chapel of the Aedicule (Holy Sepulchre and chapel of the Angel's Stone). Section of the two champers of the Aedicule (Holy Sepulchre and chapel of the Angel's Stone).
Panoramic view of Jerusalem.
View of Jerusalem with the main sights and monuments of the city.
View of Nazareth with the Orthodox Basilica of the Annunciation.
View of Jerusalem.
View of Ahmedabad, India.
View of Jerusalem A. House of Pontius Pilate. B. Dome of the Rock, mosque built at the site of Solomon's Temple. C. Ecce Homo arch.
View of Jerusalem, with some of the major pilgrim sites, among which the putative house of Caiaphas (A), the Dome of the Rock (B), Mount Olive (E), and the house in which Judas Iskariot stayed, according to tradition. However, the Holy Sepulchre is not shown.
View of Bethlehem and surrounding area, with some of the major pilgrim sites, among which the monastery of Prophet Elias (B). The Basilica of the Nativity, however, is not shown.
View of the Mount of Olives at Jerusalem, with some of the main pilgrim sites: The Church of Pater Noster (Eleona Basilica) and the chapel of the Ascension(A). The church of the Dormition of the Virgin (K). The Tomb of Absalom (M).
Mount Sinai and the Monastery of Saint Catherine (A). Mount Moses (D). In the foreground, caravan of Ottoman pilgrims to Mecca.
View of Antioch (Antakya), Asia Minor. Part of the walls of Saint Peter's church (B) as well as the castle of the Crusaders or Bagras castle.
View of Ramla, Israel, with some of the main sights of the city. G. Ruins of aqueduct, probably of the Roman period. A. Monastery of Saint George. B. The White Mosque, built in the Ummayad era; in the 16th and 17th centuries it was believed that this was initially a church dedicated to the Forty Martyrs of Nablus. D. The house of the province governor.
View of the Holy Mosque of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. On the left, a caravan of pilgrims arrives from Istanbul.
View of Mar Elias monastery on the route from Jerusalem to Bethlehem.
Landscape at the Red Sea.
Reception of a caravan comprised of officials on a pilgrimage at a convent in Jerusalem.
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.
33. View of Mount Sinai with the Monastery of Saint Catherine (in the background, on the right). In the centre, Mount Moses. In the foreground, a monastery near Mount Sinai, styled by the author “The Monastery of the Burning Bush”.
Map of Jerusalem, showing the main sights and monuments of the city.
The inner court of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre at Jerusalem.