Germans in Jerusalem (1830-1914)

This edition describes, inter alia, the motives and experiences of the first Swedish travelers, scientist, and writers to Jerusalem. Personalities occurring in this context include: Saint Birgitta (1303-1373), Cornelius Loos (1686-1738), Fredrik Hasselquist (1722-1752), Fredrika Bremer (1801-1865), Lewis Larsson (1881-1958), Selma Lagerlöf (1858-1940), Hilma Granqvist (1890-1972), Signe Ekblad (1894-1952), and Folke Bernadotte (1895-1948).

Date:
None
Author(s):
Dr. Bernd Isphording
Language:
English
Contents
5-6

An Ancient Affinity

7-10

A Feeling of Home

11-12

Germany in the 19th Century

13-24

The Germans in Jerusalem

25-28

Wilhelm II - The Kaiser and Jerusalem

29-30

Expectations in the Kaiser’s Journey to Palestine

31-32

Germany and the Ottoman Empire - A Special Relationship

33-34

A Journey to Jerusalem

35-44

The Kaiser in Jerusalem

45

The Kaiser in Damascus

46-48

The Journey’s Echo in the Press

49-52

1900-1914: The Aftermath of the Kaiser’s Journey

53-60

German Architecture in Jerusalem

61

‘...and how did he like it?’