Reisen in das Heilige Land nach Smyrna, Beirut, Constantinopel, Alexandrien und Cairo, in den Jahren 1851, 1856 und 1857. In zwei Theilen. – I. Theil: Reise mit 4 Diakonissen in das h. Land nach Smyrna, Beirut und Constantinopel im Jahre 1851. ALL PUBLISHED.

Fliedner, Theodor.

Book ID: 33720


8vo. viii, 408 pp., frontispiece engraving, 2 folding maps at rear, 71 woodcuts, some hors text, cloth backed boards, rubbed and slightly chipped at lower spine, title gilt on embossed spine, index, marbled edges, browning to endpapers, foxing throughout, marginal worm hole not affecting text, der Diakonissen- Anstalt zu Kaiserswerth, (Released 'To the best of the Deaconess Institute at Kaiserswerth'), first part as published, Dusseldorf, first edition, [1858].


Theodor Fliedner (1800-1864) founder of the Protestant diocese in Kaiserswerth, was their pastor from 1822 to 1849. He was a German Lutheran minister and founder of Lutheran deaconess training. He travelled to the Holy Land in 1851 with 4 deaconesses, and they also visited Smyrna, Beirut and Constantinople. This is his travelogue, of which only the first part was published in 1858.
The plan shows Jerusalem and the map of Palestine with a part of Egypt.
Bibliographic reference: Tobler 184 – 445 F reed –

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