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Damascus, Syria - Ancient Walls (St. Pauls escape) Featured Damascus Print

Damascus, Syria - Ancient Walls (St. Pauls escape)

Damascus, Syria - Ancient Wall - connected (in some way) to the flight of Saint Paul, forced to flee the city under the cover of night after explosive reactions from Jews opposed to his teachings. He was lowered down from a window in the wall (this one perhaps?), in a basket, aided by his disciples. Date: circa 1910s

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection

Castle & Ruins of Palmyra, Syria Featured Damascus Print

Castle & Ruins of Palmyra, Syria

A dust filled sky as sand storms sweep across the ruins of Palmyra. The weathered monuments of the ancient city of Palmyra in the foreground. Behind these, perched on the highest hill overlooking Palmyra and the oasis, is the castle of Fakhr ud-Din ibn Ma'ani. Qalaat Ibn Maan. Palmyra is an oasis in the Syrian Desert, north-east of Damascus. Palmyra contains the monumental ruins of a great city that was one of the most important cultural centres of the ancient world. From the 1st to the 2nd century, the art and architecture of Palmyra, standing at the crossroads of several civilisations, married Greco-Roman techniques with local traditions and Persian influences. The castle was probably built in the 13th century by the Mamelukes. Although by then the city of Palmyra had long since declined, this was a key strategic position on the trading routes and guarded a reliable water supply, making it well worth defending. The castle takes its name from a Druze emir who liberated much of Lebanon and Syria from Ottoman rule in the first half of the 17th century. The ruined city of Palmyra was discovered by European travellers in the 17th and 18th centuries, contributing greatly to the subsequent revival of classical architectural styles and urban design in the West

Bab Sharqi (Gate of the Sun) in Damascus, Syria Featured Damascus Print

Bab Sharqi (Gate of the Sun) in Damascus, Syria

Bab Sharqi (meaning Eastern Gate, also known as the Gate of the Sun) in Damascus, Syria. Being one of the seven ancient city gates it allows entrance into the Old City of Damascus and stands over the biblical Street Called Straight (Straight Street). It also is the only original Roman gate still standing. Date: circa 1910

© Mary Evans / Pharcide