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History of Syria: Including Lebanon and Palestine

ISBN: 9781593331191
Publisher: Gorgias Pr Llc
Publication Date: 2004-01-30
Number of pages: 749
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Large 8vo. xxv, 749 pp, preface, list of color and b&w illustrations, list of maps, list of coins, Part I. The Pre-Literary Age; Part II. Ancient Semitic Times; Part III. The Greco-Roman Period; Part IV. The Arab Era; Part V. The Ottoman Turks; index with. First Edition, 1951. Green cloth with gilt letteirng to spine with red top text block edge. ``The first work of its kind, the book includes: the geography, geology, and pre-literary history of Syria; the ancient Semitic period, with emphasis on the Phoenicians and Hebrews and their relations with egypt, Babylonia and Assyria; the Greco-Roman period from Alexander's conquest to the rise of Islam; the far-clung Umayyad empire, which spread even farther than that of Rome; the dramatic era of the Crusades; and the long period under the Ottoman Turks (1516-1918)." from the jacket flap.

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