- Title Pages
- Editor's Introduction
- A Note on the Text and Illustrations
- Chapter I. <sup>1</sup> The Harbours and City of Alexandria.
- Chapter II. The Environs of Alexandria.
- Chapter III. Voyage from Alexandria to the Nile.
- Chapter IV. Physical Sketch of Egypt.
- Chapter V. Resheeʼd, or Rosetta.
- Chapter VI. Voyage up the Branch of Resheeʼd.
- Chapter VII. The Eastern Branch of the Nile, and the adjacent districts, &c.
- Chapter VIII. Historical Illustrations of the Topography of Musr (or Cairo) and its Environs.<sup>1</sup>
- Chapter IX. Booʼlaʼck.
- Chapter X. Description of Musr (or Cairo).<sup>†</sup>
- Chapter XI. The Citadel of Musr, or Cairo.
- Chapter XII. The Environs of Musr, or Cairo.<sup>1</sup>
- Chapter XIII. The Moosʼlim Dynasties in Egypt.
- Chapter XIV. History of Mohhamʼmad ʼAlʼee, and of the remarkable events which have taken place in Egypt since its evacuation by the French, in the year 1801.<sup>1</sup>
- Chapter XV. The Pyramids of El-Geeʼzeh.<sup>1</sup>
- Chapter XVI. The Pyramids of Abʼoo Seer, Sackʼckaʼrah, and Dahʼshooʼr, and the site, remains, &c., of the City of Memphis.
- Chapter XVII. Ordinary circumstances of the Voyage up the Nile.<sup>†</sup>
- Chapter XVIII.<sup>1</sup> From Musr to Benʼee Sooweyʼf.
- Chapter XIX. El-Feiyooʼm.
- Chapter XX. From Benʼee Sooweyʼf to El-Minʼyeh.
- Chapter XXI. El-Minʼyeh, Benʼee Hhasʼan, and Antinoë.
- Chapter XXII. Hermopolis Magna, &c., to Asyoo't.
- Chapter XXIII. Asyoo't, &c., to Girʼga.
- Chapter XXIV. Girʼga, Abydos, &c.—Denʼdarʼa.
- Chapter XXV. Ckinʼë, Ckooft, Ckoo's, &c., to Thebes.
- Chapter XXVI. Thebes.<sup>1</sup>
- Chapter XXVII. <sup>1</sup> Armen't, &c.—Isʼna.
- Chapter XXVIII. Eilethyia—Adʼfoo.
- Chapter XXIX. Gebʼel es-Silʼsilʼeh—Koʼm Oomʼboo, &c., to Aswaʼn.
- Chapter XXX. Elephantine, Aswaʼn, the Cataracts, &c.
- sChapter XXXI. Philæ, and its environs.
- Chapter XXXII. The Nubians.
- Chapter XXXIII. Deboʼd, and Ckurdaʼseh, &c.
- Chapter XXXIV. Taʼfeh and Ckalaʼbʼsheh.
- Chapter XXXV. Dendooʼr, Gurʼf Hhoseyʼn, Dekʼkeh, &c.
- Chapter XXXVI. Waʼdee es-Soobooʼă, Hhassaʼyeh, and Ed-Dirʼr.
- Chapter XXXVII. Ibreeʼm, &c.—to Abʼoo Simʼbil.
- Chapter XXXVIII. Abʼoo Simʼbil, or Absemʼbel.
- Chapter XXXIX. From Abʼoo Simʼbil to Waʼdee Hhalʼfa.
- Supplement. On the Ancient Egyptians.
Deboʼd, and Ckurdaʼseh, &c.
Deboʼd, and Ckurdaʼseh, &c.
- (p.462) Chapter XXXIII. Deboʼd, and Ckurdaʼseh, &c.
- Description of Egypt
- American University in Cairo Press
About a mile above Philae, on the eastern side of the river, are two ruined mosques, and the remains of a town, which, mark the site of El-Ckusr, once the frontier town of Nubia. El-Ckusr, according to Ibn Selee'm El-Aswa'nee (quoted by El-Muckree'zee) was five miles above Aswa'n (i.e. Old Aswa'n), and one mile from the isle of Bila'ck, or Philae: but El-Mes'oo'dee states, more correctly, that its distance from Aswa'n was six miles. This chapter discusses the remains of the town of El'Ckusr, the scenery between Philae and Debo'd. It describes the temple of Debo'd. Furthermore, it talks about the remains in a tract called Wa'dee Sahda'b. It also talks about the temple, Quarries, &c. of a district called Ckurda'seh.
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