The Monuments of Syria

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Author  Ross Burns
Publisher  I.B.Tauris
Publication Date   September 2, 2000
ISBN  1860642446
Pages  320

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Syria is home to some of the world's richest historical and archaeological remains--dating from the Bronze Age through Byzantine times to the Ottoman Period. Until now, however, they have been little known and rarely visited. Only a handful of sites are familiar from travel literature: the Roman desert city of Palmyra, the Crusader castle of Krak des Chevaliers, and the great Ummayad Mosque of Damascus. This is the definitive historical guide to Syria.

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