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Lieutenant William Lynch, explorer of the Dead Sea

Erik Olaf Eriksen

Lieutenant William Lynch, explorer of the Dead Sea

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by Erik Olaf Eriksen

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Published by E.O. Eriksen in [United States?] .
Written in English


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Statementby Erik Olaf Eriksen.
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LC ClassificationsMLCM 86/11699 (D)
The Physical Object
Pagination[23] leaves :
Number of Pages23
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Open LibraryOL2342725M
LC Control Number86463973

Narrative of the United States' Expedition to the River Jordan and the Dead Sea by Lynch, W. F. [William Francis], U. S. N., Commander of the Expedition Seller About Books Published Condition Near Very Good condition Edition New and Corrected Edition Item Price $. Best on the Dead Sea Scrolls All books that lend a hand to the world to understanding not only the texts discovered at Khirbet Qumran, but to understanding ancient Israelite beliefs and practices that have brought us up to today.

The Dead Sea Scrolls are one of the most startling discoveries of the 21st century. In , a Bedouin shepherd boy stumbled upon something remarkable while herding his goats off the northwest shore of the Dead Sea in Israel, an area known as Qumran. Click through below to discover some incredible facts about one of the greatest archaeological finds of all time, one that continues to shape our.   The expedition was led by a doughty officer called William F Lynch, who deserves a footnote in the history of the region if only because he may .

  Sea of the Dead book. Read 13 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Kehl hates pirates. His father, the Warrior Prince, has always told /5. In , a Bedouin shepherd literally stumbled upon a cave near the Dead Sea, a settlement now called Qumran, to the east of Jerusalem. This cave, along with the others located nearby, contained jars holding hundreds of scrolls and fragments of scrolls of texts both biblical and nonbiblical—in Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek. The biblical scrolls would be the earliest evidence of the Hebrew.


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Lieutenant William Lynch, explorer of the Dead Sea by Erik Olaf Eriksen Download PDF EPUB FB2

Brinckloe, William Draper. “Seamen and Ships of the Desert: Two Forgotten Bits of Our Naval History.” United States Naval Institute Proceedi no.9 (Sep.

): [Describes the Lynch and Porter expeditions.]. Cagle, Malcolm W. “Lieutenant David Dixon Porter and His Camels.” United States Naval Institute Proceedi no (Dec.

): [Lynch’s use of. Captain William Lynch and his “Narrative of the United States’ Expedition to the River Jordan and the Dead Sea” Commander William Lewis Herndon and the exploration of the Amazon; Lieutenant Emory Taunt and the U.S.

Navy Congo River Expedition of ; If interested contact Andy Jampoler at [email protected] InLt. William Francis Lynch of the U.S. Navy led a man expedition to explore the Dead Sea and the course of the River Jordan to its source, with the assent of the Secretary of the Navy John Y.

Mason and the support of the United States Naval Hydrographic Office. The United States had no formal designs on territory in the Middle East, but personally Lynch found the Holy Land ripe. COVID Resources.

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In Navy Lieutenant William Lynch and his party of volunteer sailors undertook the first and only American expedition of exploration to the Dead Sea. Defying Bedouin threats and epidemic disease, the expedition was the first to determine precisely how far the Dead Sea was below sea level.

Only a handful of Westerners had actually explored the Dead Sea region—most to unfortunate outcomes—before Lt. William Francis Lynch set off. Lynch, a seasoned sea salt from Virginia, was steeped in bestselling travel memoirs of the Levantine regions by John Lloyd Stephens and Edward Robinson, and proposed to the Secretary of the Navy an Brand: ABRAMS (Ignition).

Narrative Of The United States Expedition To The River Jordan And The Dead Sea NARRATIVE OF THE UNITED STATES’ EXPEDITION TO THE RIVER JORDAN AND THE DEAD SEA BY WILLIAM FRANCIS LYNCH, U. N., COMMANDER OF THE EXPEDITION, W. LYNCH, Lieutenant-Commanding.

JOHN B. DALE, Lieutenant. AULICK, Passed-Midshipman. The new book Sailors in the Holy Land focuses on one of the more obscure, but significant, voyages in U.S.

naval history. Science and religion. Narrative of the United States' expedition to the river Jordan and the Dead Sea by Lynch, William Francis, Chemical studies of his samples found Dead Sea water to be only two-thirds liquid, with the rest diluted salts and other solids.

Lynch was the first to accurately determine the Dead Sea's water level - some 1, feet below sea level at that time.

As for Sodom and Gomorrah, well, the lieutenant searched for the legendary cities/5(4). LYNCH, HENRY BLOSSE (–), Mesopotamian explorer, born 24 Nov. was third of the eleven sons of Major Henry Blois Lynch of Partry House, Ballinrobe, co. Mayo, and was brother of Thomas Kerr Lynch [q.

v.] and of Patrick Edward Lynch [q. v.] The father, at one time of the 27th foot, distinguished himself at the capture of Ciudad. In Lieutenant William Lynch led a small party that surveyed the Sea of Galilee. From there, via the Jordan River, they entered the Dead Sea.

Commander John Rodgers was dispatched to survey and chart the North Pacific, while Lieutenant William L. Herndon was sent off to Brand: Naval Institute Press.

The Dead Sea (Hebrew: יָם הַמֶּלַח Yam ha-Melah lit. Sea of Salt; Arabic: البحر الميت ‎ Al-Bahr al-Mayyit or Buhayrat, Bahret or Birket Lut, lit.

"Lake/Sea of Lot") is a salt lake bordered by Jordan to the east and Israel and the West Bank to the west. It lies in the Jordan Rift Valley, and its main tributary is the Jordan River. Its surface and shores are metres Coordinates: 31°30′N 35°30′E /. Now in its seventh edition, The Complete Dead Sea Scrolls in English has been updated with a number of previously unpublished texts, as well as extensive new introductory material and notes.

Some sixty years after the Scrolls' discovery, this revised and expanded volume crowns a Reviews: Lynch, William Francis, Narrative of the United States' expedition to the river Jordan and the Dead Sea. Philadelphia: Lea and Blanchard, (Stereotyped by J. Fagan: Printed by T.K.

and P.G. Collins.) (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: William Francis Lynch. The ancient history of the Dead Sea encompasses many of the Middle Eastern and Mediterranean peoples of the time. The Nabateans, for example, used to harvest the sea’s natural asphalt, and in all probability, the Egyptians bought it from them.

The Romans, too, referred to the Dead Sea as “Palus Asphaltites” (Asphalt Lake). The Dead Sea has the lowest elevation and is the lowest body of water on the surface of several decades in the midth century the standard value given for the surface level of the lake was some 1, feet ( metres) below sea ing in the s, however, Israel and Jordan began diverting much of the Jordan River’s flow and increased the use of the lake’s water.

Narrative of the United States' expedition to the River Jordan and the Dead Sea. Philadelphia: Lea and Blanchard, (OCoLC) Online version: Lynch, William Francis, Narrative of the United States' expedition to the River Jordan and the Dead Sea.

Philadelphia: Lea and Blanchard, (OCoLC) Material Type. The expedition predictably became an ordeal: the shores of the Dead Sea lie deeper than Death Valley, and even in springtime get dangerously hot.

An Irish divinity student and earlier explorer, Christopher Costigan, died in soon after being rescued from his boat on. The Dead Sea Scrolls The Dead Sea Scrolls By Misheal Al-Kadhi, from the Arabic Paper The scrolls and scroll fragments recovered in the Qumran environs represent a voluminous body of Jewish documents, a veritable "library", dating from the third century B.C.E.

to 68. Two new books detail the contents of more than 25 previously unpublished Dead Sea Scrolls, the fragments of ancient texts containing narratives from the Hebrew : Sarah Pruitt.Undoubtedly a worthy accurate account by Lieutenant Bligh of the events surrounding the mutiny on HMS Bounty.

Ok its' not a 'boys' adventure' novel, this book is the real thing. Upon its conclusion one does tend to view the entire mutiny and consequent abandonment at sea as an achievement worthy of the highest acclamation/5(5).

Why is the Dead Sea called the Dead Sea? Oh, this is an interesting story. Read on to find out! Why is the Dead Sea so salty? The Dead Sea is famously known for being one of the saltiest bodies of water in the world, and certainly the deepest hyper-saline in the world, at a depth of meters ( feet).And the reason for this high salinity?