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Monuments of Syria : an historical guide

Author: Ross Burns
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris ; New York : In U.S. and Canada distributed by St. Martin's Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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As Syria becomes more accessible to outsiders, this revised handbook aims to guide visitors through the layers of history, linking various sites to such figures as Alexander and Saladin, and decoding  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
Guides
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ross Burns
ISBN: 1860642446 9781860642449
OCLC Number: 44845859
Notes: "First published in 1992; paperback edition [first] published in 1994; revised edition published in 1999"--Title page verso.
Description: 302 pages, 24 pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Syria-Historical Sketch --
Development of Architectural Forms in Syria --
Gazetteer of Sites --
Itineraries --
Summary of Itineraries --
Quick Itineraries --
Detailed Itineraries --
Thematic Maps.
Responsibility: Ross Burns.

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The best thing on the market and essential for anyone who takes their Syrian travelling seriously. "Hugh Kennedy, Times Literary Supplement"

 
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