Jabal ʿAruda, Maqam (shrine) ash-Shaykh 'Aruda

Jabal ʿAruda, Maqam (shrine) ash-Shaykh ‘Aruda

This view of al-Madrasa az-Zahiriyya shows the dome with two drums

This view of al-Madrasa az-Zahiriyya shows the dome with two drums

Exterior view of the dome of Salah ad-Din al-Ayyubi Mausoleum, Damascus

Exterior view of the dome of Salah ad-Din al-Ayyubi Mausoleum, Damascus

The wooden sarcophagus of Salah ad-Din al-Ayyubi

The wooden sarcophagus of Salah ad-Din al-Ayyubi

Marble cenotaph next to the tomb of Salah ad-Din, was presented by German Emperor Wilhelm II during his visit to Damascus in 1898

Marble cenotaph next to the tomb of Salah ad-Din, was presented by German Emperor Wilhelm II during his visit to Damascus in 1898

Details of Qashani tiles: floral and geometric designs, Mausoleum of Salah ad-Din al-Ayyubi

Details of Qashani tiles: floral and geometric designs, Mausoleum of Salah ad-Din al-Ayyubi

Tiles of blue Qashani, Mausoleum of Salah ad-Din al-Ayyubi

Tiles of blue Qashani, Mausoleum of Salah ad-Din al-Ayyubi

Citadel of Aleppo, Maqam Ibrahim - inscription in the courtyard

Citadel of Aleppo, Maqam Ibrahim – inscription in the courtyard

Raqqa - remains of the southern arcade of al-Jamiʿ al-ʿAtiq (Great Mosque)

Raqqa – remains of the southern arcade of al-Jamiʿ al-ʿAtiq (Great Mosque)

Raqqa, Tall Aswad, stucco

Raqqa, Tall Aswad, stucco

Raqqa - remains of the southern arcade of al-Jamiʿ al-ʿAtiq (Great Mosque)

Raqqa – remains of the southern arcade of al-Jamiʿ al-ʿAtiq (Great Mosque)

The mausoleum (turba) of Ibn Salama ar-Raqqi, topped by a dome

The mausoleum (turba) of Ibn Salama ar-Raqqi, topped by a dome

Shaykh Shibli shrine - al-Tar mountain, south -east of al-Mayadeen - the dome details from the inside

Shaykh Shibli shrine – al-Tar mountain, south -east of al-Mayadeen – the dome details from the inside

Maʿarrat an-Nuʿman, domed structure (mashhad) and minaret of the Great Mosque

Maʿarrat an-Nuʿman, domed structure (mashhad) and minaret of the Great Mosque

Bab al-Maqam, part of the old city's wall

Bab al-Maqam, part of the old city’s wall

Bab al-Maqam, gate's arch

Bab al-Maqam, gate’s arch

Maʿarrat an-Nuʿman, domed structure (mashhad) and minaret of the Great Mosque

Maʿarrat an-Nuʿman, domed structure (mashhad) and minaret of the Great Mosque

Shaykh Anas shrine - al-Tar mountain south-east of al-Mayadeen

Shaykh Anas shrine – al-Tar mountain south-east of al-Mayadeen

Shaykh Shibli shrine - al-Tar mountain, south -east of al-Mayadeen

Shaykh Shibli shrine – al-Tar mountain, south -east of al-Mayadeen

Shaykh Anas shrine - al-Tar mountain south-east of al-Mayadeen - the dome from the inside

Shaykh Anas shrine – al-Tar mountain south-east of al-Mayadeen – the dome from the inside

Shaykh Anas shrine - al-Tar mountain south-east of al-Mayadeen

Shaykh Anas shrine – al-Tar mountain south-east of al-Mayadeen

The dome of Maqam Salah ad-Din al-Ayyubi

The dome of Maqam Salah ad-Din al-Ayyubi

Maqam Ughulbak, general view from the outside

Maqam Ughulbak, general view from the outside

Great Mosque of Aleppo, prayer hall interior and Shrine of the Prophet Zechariah

Great Mosque of Aleppo, prayer hall interior and Shrine of the Prophet Zechariah

Shaykh Shibli shrine - al-Tar mountain, south east of al-Mayadeen - plan

Shaykh Shibli shrine – al-Tar mountain, south east of al-Mayadeen – plan

Bab al-Maqam, general view

Bab al-Maqam, general view

Aleppo, Bab al-Maqam city gate, general view from south, ca. 1932 during French mandate

Aleppo, Bab al-Maqam city gate, general view from south, ca. 1932 during French mandate

Amrit, Melqart temple (Eshmoun), central shrine

Amrit, Melqart temple (Eshmoun), central shrine

Bab al-Maqam in Aleppo, general view

Bab al-Maqam in Aleppo, general view

Amrit, Melqart temple (Eshmoun), central shrine

Amrit, Melqart temple (Eshmoun), central shrine