This is the first book in English to relate the history of Damascus, bringing out the crucial role the city has played at many points in the region's past. Damascus traces the history of this colourful, significant and complex city through its physical development, from the city's emergence in around 7000 BC through the changing cavalcade of Aramaean, Persian, Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Arab, Mongol and French rulers right up to the end of Turkish control in 1918. In Damascus, every layer of the history has built precisely ...

Damascus: A History 2007, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9780415413176

Trade paperback

Damascus: A History 2005, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780415271059