Qasr Ibn Wardan, the church

Qasr Ibn Wardan, the church

Remains of the Ummayad Palace in Jabal Says

Remains of the Ummayad Palace in Jabal Says

In the outer courtyard of the ʿAzm-Palace, now the museum of the arts and popular traditions of Damascus

In the outer courtyard of the ʿAzm-Palace, now the museum of the arts and popular traditions of Damascus

Raqqa, A side from al-Banat Palace

Raqqa, A side from al-Banat Palace

Raqqa/Rafiqa, An old photo of the remains of al-Banat palace before restoration

Raqqa/Rafiqa, An old photo of the remains of al-Banat palace before restoration

Church of the Armenians in ar-Raqqa

Church of the Armenians in ar-Raqqa

al-Husn Church, Remains of the basilica after its demolition and turning the site into an agricultural field

al-Husn Church, Remains of the basilica after its demolition and turning the site into an agricultural field

Reception hall in al-ʿAzm Palace

Reception hall in al-ʿAzm Palace

View from the portico towards the entrance of dome hall, al-ʿAzm Palace

View from the portico towards the entrance of dome hall, al-ʿAzm Palace

Fountain in al-ʿAzm Palace

Fountain in al-ʿAzm Palace

Citadel of Aleppo, entrance of the Palace of al-Malik al-ʿAziz Muhammad

Citadel of Aleppo, entrance of the Palace of al-Malik al-ʿAziz Muhammad

Aleppo: Citadel, Palace, 13 C.

Aleppo: Citadel, Palace, 13 C.

Citadel of Aleppo, exterior view of the domes of the Hammam

Citadel of Aleppo, exterior view of the domes of the Hammam

Citadel of Aleppo, courtyard of the Palace of al-Malik al-ʿAziz Muhammad

Citadel of Aleppo, courtyard of the Palace of al-Malik al-ʿAziz Muhammad

Remains of a ruined building in Jabal Says

Remains of a ruined building in Jabal Says

A general scene showing some of the ruins of Palmyra and the Castle Ibn Maʿn

A general scene showing some of the ruins of Palmyra and the Castle Ibn Maʿn

Great Mosque, top of the minaret

Great Mosque, top of the minaret

Remains City Wall and Ibn Maʿn Castle in the back

Remains City Wall and Ibn Maʿn Castle in the back

Aleppo Great Mosque, minaret, foundation inscriptions on the base

Aleppo Great Mosque, minaret, foundation inscriptions on the base

Bouquet of flowers and fruits in bowls on the wooden panels of Bayt ad-Dahhan (Funduq Qasr al-Mansuriyya), 18th century

Bouquet of flowers and fruits in bowls on the wooden panels of Bayt ad-Dahhan (Funduq Qasr al-Mansuriyya), 18th century

The dome hall in the upper floor of Qasr al-ʿAzm (Palace)

The dome hall in the upper floor of Qasr al-ʿAzm (Palace)

Qasr al-ʿAzm, decorative niche in the dome hall

Qasr al-ʿAzm, decorative niche in the dome hall

Terrace with portico in the upper floor, Qasr al-ʿAzm

Terrace with portico in the upper floor, Qasr al-ʿAzm

Abdelraouf Baydoun working with the craft of ‘Ajami in Qasr al-ʿAzm

Abdelraouf Baydoun working with the craft of ‘Ajami in Qasr al-ʿAzm

Bouquet of flowers and fruits in bowls on the wooden panels of Bayt ad-Dahhan (Funduq Qasr al-Mansuriyya), 18th century

Bouquet of flowers and fruits in bowls on the wooden panels of Bayt ad-Dahhan (Funduq Qasr al-Mansuriyya), 18th century

A side from the city, showing the arch of triumph and Ibn Ma'n Citadel

A side from the city, showing the arch of triumph and Ibn Ma’n Citadel

Baalshamin Temple, general view from southeast, Qalat Ibn Maan in background

Baalshamin Temple, general view from southeast, Qalat Ibn Maan in background

Palmyra, Colonnaded axis and Qalʿat Ibn Mʿan in the back

Palmyra, Colonnaded axis and Qalʿat Ibn Mʿan in the back

A room in the family wing (haramlik or juwwani), Asʿad Basha al-ʿAzm Palace

A room in the family wing (haramlik or juwwani), Asʿad Basha al-ʿAzm Palace

al-Hayr al-Sharqi Palace, Inside of the early Umayyad desert castle with remains of vaulted rooms of the Western comlplex

al-Hayr al-Sharqi Palace, Inside of the early Umayyad desert castle with remains of vaulted rooms of the Western comlplex