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From Damascus to Palmyra.

by John Kelman

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Published by A. and C. Black in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Syria
    • Subjects:
    • Syria -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      The colored plates are accompanied by guard sheet with letterpress.

      StatementPainted by Margaret Thomas.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS107.3 .K4
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 367 p.
      Number of Pages367
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL7009540M
      LC Control Number09018449
      OCLC/WorldCa610399

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Damascus (/ d ə ˈ m æ s k ə s /; Arabic: دمشق ‎, romanized: Dimašq, Syrian Arabic: [dɪˈmaʃʔ], French: Damas) is the capital of Syria; From Damascus to Palmyra.

book is also the country's largest city, following the decline in population of Aleppo due to the battle for the is colloquially known in Syria as aš-Šām (الشام) and titled the "City of Jasmine" (مدينة الياسمين Madīnat Climate: BWk.

Palmyra (/ ˌ p æ l ˈ m aɪ r ə /; Palmyrene: Tadmor; Arabic: تَدْمُر ‎ Tadmur) is an ancient Semitic city in present-day Homs Governorate, ological finds date back to the Neolithic period, and documents first mention the city in the early second millennium BC.

Palmyra changed hands on a number of occasions between different empires before becoming a subject of the Designated: (4th Session). By Charles G. Addison. Damascus And Palmyra, A Journey to the East, with a sketch of the state and prospects of Syria under Ibrahim Pasha.

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Find more at hor: John Kelman. Palmyra, also called Tadmur, Tadmor, or Tudmur, ancient city in south-central Syria, miles ( km) northeast of name Palmyra, meaning “city of palm trees,” was conferred upon the city by its Roman rulers in the 1st century ce; Tadmur, Tadmor, or Tudmur, the pre-Semitic name of the site, is also still in city is mentioned in tablets dating from as early as the 19th.

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London: Adam and Charles Black. MLA Citation. Kelman, John. and Thomas, Margaret. From Damascus to Palmyra / by John Kelman ; painted by Margaret Thomas Adam and Charles Black London Australian/Harvard Citation. Kelman, John. & Thomas, Margaret. From Damascus to Palmyra | This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.

This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Photo, Print, Drawing Damascus, Palmyra and Baalbek. Damascus, Bab Sherki, gateway to Straight Street. Acts The Library of Congress does not own rights to material in its collections.

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The full set of images from the book is available on Flickr. Damascus and Palmyra ( edition). Restoration has been completed on a 2,year-old statue destroyed by the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) after the iconoclastic jihadists overran the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra in Hand-Book for Travellers in Syria and Palestine Including A Short Account of the Geography, History, and Religious and Political Divisions of These Countries, Together with Detailed Descriptions of Jerusalem, Damascus, Palmyra, Baalbek, and the Interesting Ruined Cities of Moab, Gilead, and Bashan.Answer 1 of 4: I'm hoping to do a day trip from Damascus to Palmyra.

Is this possible by bus (and if so, what time must one leave in the morning from Damascus) or are .