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Pilgrimage in early Christian Jordan : a literary and archaeological guide

Author: Burton MacDonald
Publisher: Oxford, UK : Oxbow Books ; Oakville, CT : David Brown, 2010.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Burton MacDonald
ISBN: 9780977409495 097740949X
OCLC Number: 424556919
Description: xi, 252 pages : illustrations, maps, photographs ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction to the sites --
Early Christian pilgrimage in Jordan --
Casting out demons : Gadara (Umm Qays) and Gerasa (Jerash) --
Elijah the Tishbite : Listib/Al-Istib, Wadi Cherith and Tall Mar Elyas --
The site of the baptism and Elijah's ascension : Bethany beyond the Jordan --
The memorial of Moses : Mount Nebo --
City of churches and mosaics : Madaba --
Saint Stephen : deacon & first Christian martyr : Umm ar-Rasas --
The beheading of John the Baptist : Machaerus/Mukawer --
Lot's Cave, incest and a place of pilgrimage : Dayr 'Ayn 'Abata --
The memorial of Aaron : Jabal Haroun (near Petra).
Responsibility: Burton MacDonald.
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