Mausoleum Ahmad Basha, general view of the facade

Mausoleum Ahmad Basha, general view of the facade

As a commissioner of the Ottoman administration, Hamad al-Sharqi, the author's grandfather, kept the official seal for the district.

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Al-Madrasa as-Sharafiyya, main entrance facade, Inscription

Al-Madrasa as-Sharafiyya, main entrance facade, Inscription

The Straight Street with Roman Arch and Minaret Al-'Umari

The Straight Street with Roman Arch and Minaret Al-‘Umari

Damascus, copper workshop in the Straight Street, where "damascening", an old Inlay-technique is still practised

Damascus, copper workshop in the Straight Street, where “damascening”, an old Inlay-technique is still practised

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

Remains of a water canal in the village of Shaykh Hilal

Remains of a water canal in the village of Shaykh Hilal

Orchards in the Anti-Lebanon Mountains

Orchards in the Anti-Lebanon Mountains

Dome under maintenance in the village of Shaykh Hilal

Dome under maintenance in the village of Shaykh Hilal

A group of domed houses in the village of Shaykh Hilal

A group of domed houses in the village of Shaykh Hilal

An aerial photograph of the village of Shaykh Hilal

An aerial photograph of the village of Shaykh Hilal

General view of the houses of the village of Shaykh Hilal

General view of the houses of the village of Shaykh Hilal

An aerial view of a water canal in the village of Shaykh Hilal

An aerial view of a water canal in the village of Shaykh Hilal

General view of the village of Shaykh Hilal

General view of the village of Shaykh Hilal

A courtyard of a domed house in the village of Shaykh Hilal

A courtyard of a domed house in the village of Shaykh Hilal

Domed house in the village of Shaykh Hilal

Domed house in the village of Shaykh Hilal

Fountain in al-ʿAzm Palace

Fountain in al-ʿAzm Palace

Reception hall in al-ʿAzm Palace

Reception hall in al-ʿAzm Palace

Painting on the wall of the iwan, al-ʿAzm Palace

Painting on the wall of the iwan, al-ʿAzm Palace

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

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, 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.

A view of the Anti-Lebanon Mountains covered with snow

A view of the Anti-Lebanon Mountains covered with snow

A view from a high peak of the Anti-Lebanon Mountains

A view from a high peak of the Anti-Lebanon Mountains

View of the church at Ibn Wardan Palace

View of the church at Ibn Wardan Palace

Remains of the pendentifs carrying the dome of the church at Ibn Wardan Palace

Remains of the pendentifs carrying the dome of the church at Ibn Wardan Palace

The facade of the church, Ibn Wardan Palace

The facade of the church, Ibn Wardan Palace

Lintel of the main entrance of the Church, Ibn Wardan Palace

Lintel of the main entrance of the Church, Ibn Wardan Palace

Main entrance of the church, Ibn Wardan Palace

Main entrance of the church, Ibn Wardan Palace