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" And you shall understand that it is one of the oldest towns of the world, for it was founded before Noah's flood. And there may still be seen in the rock there the place where the iron chains were fastened, wherewith Andromeda, a great giant, was bound... "
In the Side Shows - Page 80
by William Wedgwood Benn Stansgate (Viscount) - 1919 - 310 pages
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Early Travels in Palestine

Thomas Wright - 1848 - 517 pages
...port of Jaffa, for that is the nearest port to Jerusalem, the distance being only one day and a half. The town is called Jaffa, because one of the sons of Noah, named Japhet, founded it, and now it is called Joppa. And you shall understand that it is one of the oldest towns of the world, for...
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Early Travels in Palestine: Comprising the Narratives of Arculf, Willibald ...

Thomas Wright - 1848 - 517 pages
...called Jaffa, because one of the sons of Noah, named Japhet, founded it, and now it is called Joppa. And you shall understand that it is one of the oldest towns of the world, for it was founded before Noah's flood. And there may still be seen in the rock there...
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YOUTHFUL EXPLORERS IN BIBLE LANDS: A FAITHFUL ACCOUNT OF THE SCENERY, RUINS ...

ROBERT MORRIS, LL.D - 1870
...nearest point to Jerusalem, the distance being only one and one-half days. The town is called Joppa because one of the sons of Noah, named Japhet, founded it and now it is called Joppa. It is one of the oldest towns in the world, because founded before Noah's flood....
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Bible Witnesses from Bible Lands: Verified in the Researches of the ...

Robert Morris - 1874 - 174 pages
...nearest point to Jerusalem, the distance being only one and one-half days. The town is called Joppa, because one of the sons of Noah, named Japhet, founded it, and now it is called Joppa. It is one of the oldest towns in the world, because founded before Noah's flood....
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The English explorers, comprising details of the more famous travels by ...

English explorers - 1875 - 660 pages
...the Church of St. Saviour. About the town of Jaffa, we have the following astonishing story : — ' And you shall understand that it is one of the oldest towns of the world, for it was founded before Noah's flood. And there may still be seen in the rock there...
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