Syria History

Syria History

Syria (“Old Syria”) as a cultural geographic term describes the area between the Euphrates and the Mediterranean Sea and the area south of Gaziantep (Turkey) to the Hauran. It is not identical with the territory of the modern Syrian state, which on the one hand the (Turkish) province Hatay and Lebanon no longer belong, and […]

Syria Culture and Literature

Syria Culture and Literature

CULTURE Syria is configured, within the Middle Eastern panorama, as a developed and modern state, where however the tradition and the artistic and architectural heritage are preserved and integrated into the contemporary dimension. Inhabited or conquered over the centuries by Phoenicians, Mesopotamian, Roman, Arab, Mongol and Ottoman civilizations, the country today retains important traces of […]