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Ain Dara عين داره

en iyi forex araci kurumu This curious temple, one of the rare remains from the period of transition between the Bronze and Iron Ages, lies on a tell situated on the west bank of the Afrin River, not far north of the Church of St Simeon. Its discovery has provided important clues on the development of religious structures at the […]

Ain Divar عين ديوار on the Tigris River

here This bridge is difficult to reach, lying at the far northeastern corner of Syria, right on the short stretch of the Tigris River shared with Iraq. Caution is needed in approaching the site. The first bridge on this spot may have been a Roman structure, forming the connection between the frontier districts of the Empire […]

Aleppo حلب — itinerary 01, the imagined city

source site These views of the great medieval Citadel, constructed during the Zengid, Ayyubid and Mamluk periods, show how the city has grown to enfold what was once its protective strongpoint. The sight of the Citadel rearing above the densely packed urban spread has long stimulated European travellers’ fascination with the city whose heritage encompasses a greater […]

Aleppo حلب — itinerary 02, the Citadel

where can i buy Seroquel Those who have fantasized for many years over the castles of the Crusaders need to prepare themselves for a different experience at the Citadel of Aleppo. Fortification techniques were developed on a unique plan in the Islamic world at the time of the Crusades. We see may examples in Syria of these ideas with a […]

Aleppo حلب — itinerary 04, Suqs and Khans

watch   This itinerary described on pages 43 to 44 of Monuments of Syria (third edition, I B Tauris, London, 2009) takes the visitor through some of the busiest suqs of the old city with diversions to an interesting variety of religious establishments of the Ayyubid and Mamluk eras. The itinerary ends at the city’s western […]