|Publication Date||July 13, 2012|
The I dea of a Handbook for the Hast naturallj suggested itself after the completion of similar guides for Germany and other parts of Europe. After passing through two editions, that work has now been replaced by two separate volumes: 1. The Handbook for Greece, describing the Ionian I slands, the Kingdom of Cheece, the Islands of the JE gean Sea, with Albania Thessaly and Macedonia: 2. The present Handbook for Turkey, describing the northern provinces of Miropean Turhey Constan Hncpl Cjwith the BosphoTU sand Se Uespont, Asia Minor, Armenia and Mesopotamia, c. The remaining provinces of Asiatic Turkey that is, Syria, Palestine, with Jerusalem, Petra, a will form the subject of the forthcoming Handbook FORS yria and the Holt Land. As it woidd be inconsistent with the nature and dimensions of the present book that constant reference should be made to the authorities to which he is indebted, the Editor prefixes a general list of the more important works which should be consulted, either as illustrative or as supplementary. He begs once for all to express his peculiar obligations to Colonel Leake, Baron von Hammer, Mr. Hamilton, Sir Charles Fellows, and Mr. Layard, and toD
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