Qalb Lawza Basilica, illustration of the assumed construction method

Qalb Lawza Basilica, illustration of the assumed construction method

Southwest side of the Byzantine Basilica, Qalʿat Burqush

Southwest side of the Byzantine Basilica, Qalʿat Burqush

Monastery of St Simeon Stylites, view the west basilica

Monastery of St Simeon Stylites, view the west basilica

Apse of basilica, al-Bara

Apse of basilica, al-Bara

Qanawat, Severan doorway leading to second basilica — from north

Qanawat, Severan doorway leading to second basilica — from north

Monastery of St Simeon Stylites, external south wall of the east basilica

Monastery of St Simeon Stylites, external south wall of the east basilica

Monastery of St Simeon Stylites, apse of east basilica

Monastery of St Simeon Stylites, apse of east basilica

The Byzantine basilica, view from the south, Qalʿat Burqush

The Byzantine basilica, view from the south, Qalʿat Burqush

as-Suwayda', "Mashnaqa Arch" or remains of a Byzantine basilica

as-Suwayda’, “Mashnaqa Arch” or remains of a Byzantine basilica

View from south-west, Basilica of Kharab Shams

View from south-west, Basilica of Kharab Shams

Halabiyya; remains of Basilica and Eastern wall,

Halabiyya; remains of Basilica and Eastern wall,

ar-Rusafa, general view of Basilica B, cisterns and city wall

ar-Rusafa, general view of Basilica B, cisterns and city wall

Remains of the western basilica, Burj Haydar

Remains of the western basilica, Burj Haydar

Mushabbak, Byzantine basilica, general view from southeast

Mushabbak, Byzantine basilica, general view from southeast

ar-Rusafa, Basilica C, View towards the apse

ar-Rusafa, Basilica C, View towards the apse

View from a far to the basilica in Kharab Shams

View from a far to the basilica in Kharab Shams

Mushabbak, Byzantine basilica, a side of the church

Mushabbak, Byzantine basilica, a side of the church

Bas-relief on an arch in the church of Qalb Lawza

Bas-relief on an arch in the church of Qalb Lawza

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Decorations on an arch in the Church of Qalb Lawza

Decorations on an arch in the Church of Qalb Lawza

Exterior view from the south of the North Gate in ar-Rusafa.

Exterior view from the south of the North Gate in ar-Rusafa.

ar-Rusafa, North-Gate, view into the interior.

ar-Rusafa, North-Gate, view into the interior.

ar-Rusafa, Basilika A, view from west of the bema and the apse

ar-Rusafa, Basilika A, view from west of the bema and the apse

ar-Rusafa, Capital on the interior façade of the North Gate,

ar-Rusafa, Capital on the interior façade of the North Gate,

Mushabbak, Byzantine basilica, general view from northeast

Mushabbak, Byzantine basilica, general view from northeast

Interior view of Basilika A, ar-Rusafa

Interior view of Basilika A, ar-Rusafa

Kharab Shams, view from south at church ruin, 4th/6th century CE

Kharab Shams, view from south at church ruin, 4th/6th century CE

Kharab Shams, central nave of the basilica

Kharab Shams, central nave of the basilica

Mushabbak, Byzantine basilica, nave looking west

Mushabbak, Byzantine basilica, nave looking west

Mushabbak, Byzantine basilica, general view from south-west

Mushabbak, Byzantine basilica, general view from south-west