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Halebiye حلبيّة‎

site rencontre musicien gratuit I’m often asked what is my favourite site among the 130 or so listed in Monuments of Syria. I’m mischievously tempted to change my answer each time as there are too many where memories of the site depends so much on the time of day, the season, the light as well as the remains themselves. […]

Haran al-Awamid حران العواميد

source site   For photos of the remains of a Roman temple found amid the modern buildings of this town in the Eastern Ghouta of Damascus, visit my Flickr site at — لمشاهدة صور المعبد الروماني الموجود ضمن الأبنية الحديثة في وسط القرية الواقعة في غوطة دمشق الشرقية، يمكن العودة للموقع التالي: Location map—

Harbaqa Dam سد خربقة‎

follow link This remarkable structure dates possibly from as early as the Roman period, though the dam and its downstream irrigation system were greatly improved during the Umayyad period to supply the small settlement at Qasr al-Heir West to the north. يعود بناء هذه المنشأة الرائعة إلى بدايات العصر الروماني، أما نظام الري المنبثق عنها فقد طور […]

Husn Suleiman حصن سليمان This temple dedicated to Zeus Baetocaece lies high in the coastal mountains inland from Tartus. The walls of the temple enclosure are partly built from massive cyclopean blocks, a method of construction also seen at Baalbek. Their transport to the site was probably effected through the use of ramps leading from the nearby quarry on […]