Life and Easy Living
Floor mosaic with allegorical representation of Life and Easy Living. Crafted from limestone and glass tesserae, this mosaic...
Map of the Ptolemaic World
A map showing the known world at the time of the Ptolemaic Empire, ca. 300 BC.
The Kingdom of Mittani, known to the people of the land, and the Assyrians, as Hanigalbat and to the Egyptians as Naharin...
Narratives of Roman Syria
In this paper I examine the scholarship of Roman Syria and the history of research on this province. The scholarly narrative...
Colonnade with canal in the foreground, temple of Ba'al (1st-2nd century CE), Palmyra, Syria.
Panorama of Palmyra
A panoramic view of ruins of the ancient desert city of Palmyra in Syria, which grew large in the Syrian desert in the...
Roman Empire in 117 CE
Map of the Roman Empire at its maximum extent in 117 CE, under the rule of Trajan.
Ruins of Ebla
The image shows part of the excavated city of Ebla in Syria. Most of the ruins have been given a top layer of new bricks...
The Seleucid Empire was the Persian kingdom of the Macedonian dynasty of the Seleucids, whose rule began with the collapse...
Silver Ingots from Syria
A wide-spread silver trade existed in the Mediterranean before coins were introduced. Silver coins continued to follow...