Khan al-Jumruk, general view of the khan with the internal facade of the Khan's entrance

Khan al-Jumruk, general view of the khan with the internal facade of the Khan’s entrance

Bimaristan Arghun, octagonal courtyard - view of dome pendentives

Bimaristan Arghun, octagonal courtyard – view of dome pendentives

Monastery of St Simeon Stylites, view to the west across the courtyard

Monastery of St Simeon Stylites, view to the west across the courtyard

A view from the archaeological Tall Abyad towards the Balikh plain

A view from the archaeological Tall Abyad towards the Balikh plain

Jamiʿ at-Tawashi, interior view of the prayer hall

Jamiʿ at-Tawashi, interior view of the prayer hall

Al-Madrasa as-Sultaniyya, view of southern window of al-Malik az-Zahir Ghazi tomb

Al-Madrasa as-Sultaniyya, view of southern window of al-Malik az-Zahir Ghazi tomb

Al-Madrasa as-Sultaniyya, view of eastern window of al-Malik az-Zahir Ghazi tomb

Al-Madrasa as-Sultaniyya, view of eastern window of al-Malik az-Zahir Ghazi tomb

Al-Madrasa as-Sultaniyya, view of eastern window of al-Malik az-Zahir Ghazi tomb

Al-Madrasa as-Sultaniyya, view of eastern window of al-Malik az-Zahir Ghazi tomb

Al-Madrasa as-Sultaniyya, view from the courtyard to entrance and minaret

Al-Madrasa as-Sultaniyya, view from the courtyard to entrance and minaret

Al-Madrasa as-Sultaniyya, exterior view of northern facade - entrance and minaret

Al-Madrasa as-Sultaniyya, exterior view of northern facade – entrance and minaret

Al-Madrasa as-Sultaniyya, interior view of az-Zahir Ghazi tomb

Al-Madrasa as-Sultaniyya, interior view of az-Zahir Ghazi tomb

View of the remains of the Nabu Temple showing the podium

View of the remains of the Nabu Temple showing the podium

Jamiʿ al-Utrush, view of the western facade and dome of the mausoleum

Jamiʿ al-Utrush, view of the western facade and dome of the mausoleum

Jamiʿ ar-Rumi, view from the courtyard on the eastern arcade

Jamiʿ ar-Rumi, view from the courtyard on the eastern arcade

View of the Mediterranean Sea, Tartus

View of the Mediterranean Sea, Tartus

Bimaristan Arghun, southern courtyard - view of open dome

Bimaristan Arghun, southern courtyard – view of open dome

at-Tabqa , a view to the Euphrates from Jaʿbar Castle

at-Tabqa , a view to the Euphrates from Jaʿbar Castle

Bimaristan Arghun, octagonal courtyard - view of dome pendentives

Bimaristan Arghun, octagonal courtyard – view of dome pendentives

Bimaristan Arghun, view of main courtyard

Bimaristan Arghun, view of main courtyard

Bimaristan Arghun, view of main courtyard

Bimaristan Arghun, view of main courtyard

Bimaristan Arghun, view of main courtyard

Bimaristan Arghun, view of main courtyard

Bimaristan Arghun, southern courtyard - view the dome pendantives and the iwan

Bimaristan Arghun, southern courtyard – view the dome pendantives and the iwan

Bimaristan Arghun, view of side portico of main courtyard

Bimaristan Arghun, view of side portico of main courtyard

Bimaristan Arghun, westward view of main doorway

Bimaristan Arghun, westward view of main doorway

A view of al-Marqab castle located on a high hill

A view of al-Marqab castle located on a high hill

A view of the Euphrates in Dayr az-Zawr

A view of the Euphrates in Dayr az-Zawr

Busra, View into the Cathedral, 6th C.

Busra, View into the Cathedral, 6th C.

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami: Qaʿa, section north-south, view to west

Al-Matbakh al-ʿAjami: Qaʿa, section north-south, view to west

Jamiʿ at-Tawashi, exterior view - eastern facade and domes

Jamiʿ at-Tawashi, exterior view – eastern facade and domes

Bimaristan Arghun, view of the main courtyard and the portico

Bimaristan Arghun, view of the main courtyard and the portico