Architectural Lantern Slides of Palestine (includes present-day Israel)

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Architectural Lantern Slides

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Lantern slides created in the Ottoman empire’s region known as Palestine in the late 19th and early 20th century. These lantern slides were intended for use in architectural pedagogy. Image subjects include amphitheaters, churches, mosques, ruins, shrines, and temples. The collection includes images from present-day Israel and Palestine.

Creator

G. Massiot & cie

Subject

Churches

Convents

Architecture

Ruins

Mosques

Spatial Coverage

West Bank (occupied territory)

Bethlehem

Sabastiyah

Lod HaMerkaz

Haifa

Palestine

Israel

Jerusalem

Tavor Har

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  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
    Description:

    The cavity beneath the rock, accessible by a staircase near the south entrance, is known as Bir el-Arwah, the “Well of Souls.” It is said that here the voices of the dead mingle with the falling waters of the lower rivers of paradise as they drop into eternity.

    Constructed on the site of the Second Jewish Temple, which was destroyed during the Roman Siege of Jerusalem in 70 CE. In 637 CE, Jerusalem surrendered to the Rashidun Caliphate army during the Muslim conquest of Syria. The …

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01
  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
    Description:

    Constructed on the site of the Second Jewish Temple, which was destroyed during the Roman Siege of Jerusalem in 70 CE. In 637 CE, Jerusalem surrendered to the Rashidun Caliphate army during the Muslim conquest of Syria. The structure has been refurbished many times since its initial completion in 691 CE at the order of Umayyad Caliph Abd al-Malik. The site’s significance stems from religious traditions regarding the rock, known as the Foundation Stone, at its heart. Consisting of a domed …

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01
  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
    Description:

    Constructed on the site of the Second Jewish Temple, which was destroyed during the Roman Siege of Jerusalem in 70 CE. In 637 CE, Jerusalem surrendered to the Rashidun Caliphate army during the Muslim conquest of Syria. The structure has been refurbished many times since its initial completion in 691 CE at the order of Umayyad Caliph Abd al-Malik. The site’s significance stems from religious traditions regarding the rock, known as the Foundation Stone, at its heart. Consisting of a domed …

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01