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Five Years in Damascus

With travels and researches in Palmyra, Lebanon, the giant cities of Bashan, and the Haurân

by Josias Leslie Porter

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Adamant Media Corporation .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Middle East,History,history of Middle East,Syria,Damascus,description of Syria,history of Syria,antiquities of Syria,Palmyra,Lebanon,Basham,Haurân,travel,journey,Josias Leslie Porter,
  • Art / Criticism,
  • History / Israel

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages364
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8373260M
    ISBN 101402193696
    ISBN 109781402193699

      Fifty-Five Years without Eli Cohen , PM marks 55 years since Eli Cohen was hanged in Damascus. The Israeli public will forever remember Cohen as an honest and serious man who. NOVEL. Damascus by Christos Tsiolkas. I learnt more about Christianity in two days devouring Damascus than I did in five years at a Catholic high school. The book follows a .

      About five years ago I was on a quest to get as many tets from different Syrian mints as possible. Acquiring a copy of Michel & Karin Prieur's book THE SYRO-PHOENICIAN TETRADRACHMS AND THEIR FRACTIONS, from 57 BC to AD , along with a strong interest in the Roman occupation of the Eastern Mediterranean area triggered this .   From Damascus to Jerusalem, a year-old novel reaches the big screen Writer Howard Kaplan was a college junior when he visited Syria in .

    Isaiah for the head of Aram is Damascus, and the head of Damascus is only Rezin. Within sixty-five years Ephraim will be too shattered to be a .   Damascus: Life Returns Five Years After NATO Destabilization Efforts Life for many in Damascus, Syria is beginning to regain a sense of normalcy. Once besieged by foreign fighters, the ancient city and it's residents struggle to rebuild their lives, land and livelihood, rejoicing in the simple mundanity of day-to-day life.


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Five Years in Damascus by Josias Leslie Porter Download PDF EPUB FB2

Five Years in Damascus: Including an Account of the History, Topography, and Antiquities of That City, With Travels and Researches in Palmyra, Lebanon and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at A quick enjoyable read.

Tsiolkas in the authors note states that he worked on the novel Damascus for five years. Its a worthy effort and an easy read. Though it comes nowhere close to the depth of narrative and insight of Kazantzakis or Norman Mailer invigorating novels in the Jesus Genre/5.

Five Years In Damascus [Josias Leslie Porter] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages.

Five years in Damascus. Josias Leslie Porter. He speaks of their bravery, though confuses that sometimes with brutality. Still, the book, unfortunately and suspiciously, is silent or provides too little information about other Sects or any other group of people in that land. And that, in my opinion, is a major flaw that I could not overlook.4/5(2).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Porter, J.L. (Josias Leslie), Five years in Damascus. London, J. Murray, (OCoLC)   Five years in Damascus Including an Account of the History, Topography, and Antiquities of That City; with Travels and Researches in Palmyra, Lebanon, and the Hauran by Josias Leslie Porter.

Published by J. Murray in London. Written in EnglishCited by: 6. Five years in Damascus by Josias Leslie Porter; 8 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Description and travel, Antiquities, Description, Accessible book; Places: Syria, Damascus (Syria). Five Years in Damascus [Josias Leslie Porter] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages. Five years in Damascus by Porter, J. (Josias Leslie), Publication date Topics Damascus (Syria) -- Description and travel, Syria -- Description and travel, Syria -- Antiquities Publisher London: J.

Murray Collection cdl; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN ContributorPages: Five Years in Damascus | This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc.

that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. Internet Archive BookReader Five years in Damascus. “What a joy that the Damascus Book Fair is back and to be part of it again!” says George Andrea, Director of the Bible Society in Syria.

The world-renowned fair, which began inwas halted in due to insecurity caused by the escalating war. Although the book fair resumed last year on a [ ]. In Qatana, a largely Sunni town 20 miles southwest of Damascus, tanks have returned to the streets.

Locals must now do without electricity for 12 hours each day. About the Author. Christos Tsiolkas is the author of five novels: Loaded, which was made into the feature film Head-On, The Jesus Man and Dead Europe, which won the Age Fiction Prize and the Melbourne Best Writing Award.

He won Overall Best Book in the Commonwealth Writers’ Prizewas shortlisted for the Miles Franklin Literary 3/5(10). Damascus (/ d ə ˈ m æ s k ə s /; Arabic: دمشق ‎, romanized: Dimašq, Syrian Arabic: [dɪˈmaʃʔ], French: Damas) is the capital of Syria; it 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 Country: Syria.

Kathy Gilsinan: A lot of people place the start of the Syrian uprising on March 15 during the protests in Aleppo and Damascus five years ago. But I’m interested in Author: Kathy Gilsinan. Damascus is a beautifully written book.

Christos is skilled with words and can paint a picture of the place and characters. An amazing story expanding on the life of St Paul. Cruel, real and fantastic. You don’t need to hold Christian beliefs to love this book. Its for everyone/5(36). A Message to Ahaz 7 But this is what the Lord GOD says: ‘It will not arise; it will not happen.

8 For the head of Aram is Damascus, and the head of Damascus is Rezin. Within sixty-five years Ephraim will be too shattered to be a people.

9 The head of Ephraim is Samaria, and the head of Samaria is the son of Remaliah. If you do not stand firm in your faith, then you will not stand at all. 38 years after first being published, Howard Kaplans espionage novel, The Damascus Cover, is being re-released both in paperback and ePub versions.

The book has also been picked up for film adaptation and the movie, starring Jonathan Rhys Myers, Sir Jon Hurt, Olivia Thirlby and Jurgen Prochnow, is hopefully due for release in /5. I learnt more about Christianity in two days devouring Damascus than I did in five years at a Catholic high school.

The latest novel from Australian author Christos Tsiolkas, author of. The ancient Hamidiyeh bazaar in Damascus is still flush with shoppers despite five years of war.

The Syrian capital can feel far removed from the fighting.And within sixty-five years Ephraim will be shattered from being a people.

Acts ESV / 44 helpful votes Helpful Not Helpful But Saul, still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest and asked him for letters to the synagogues at Damascus, so that if he found any belonging to the Way, men or.Last month, author Howard Kaplan wrote a BookTrib piece about the adaptation of his book, The Damascus Cover, 40 years after its initial release.

The book, which had been out of print for decades was recently re-released and is enjoying a renewed success.