Krak des Chevaliers, the loggia

Krak des Chevaliers, the loggia

Damascus, Khan Asʿad Basha al-ʿAzm, upper view of the inner courtyard and its fountain in the center

Damascus, Khan Asʿad Basha al-ʿAzm, upper view of the inner courtyard and its fountain in the center

Damascus, Khan Asʿad Basha al-ʿAzm, windows on the tambour of one of the domes

Damascus, Khan Asʿad Basha al-ʿAzm, windows on the tambour of one of the domes

Damascus, Khan Asʿad Basha al-ʿAzm, a view of the circular aperture in the roof and the fountain in the middle courtyard

Damascus, Khan Asʿad Basha al-ʿAzm, a view of the circular aperture in the roof and the fountain in the middle courtyard

Damascus, Khan Asʿad Basha al-ʿAzm, a wall topped with domes on pendentives

Damascus, Khan Asʿad Basha al-ʿAzm, a wall topped with domes on pendentives

The wooden pulpit (minbar) in the prayer room of an-Nuri Mosque

The wooden pulpit (minbar) in the prayer room of an-Nuri Mosque

View of the niche, Jamiʿ an-Nuri (mosque), Homs

View of the niche, Jamiʿ an-Nuri (mosque), Homs

View of a part of prayer hall, Jamiʿ an-Nuri (mosque), Homs

View of a part of prayer hall, Jamiʿ an-Nuri (mosque), Homs

Busra - Hammam Manjak - Restoration works

Busra – Hammam Manjak – Restoration works

Busra - Hammam Manjak - the fountain of the cold section (barrani)

Busra – Hammam Manjak – the fountain of the cold section (barrani)

Busra - Hammam Manjak - Restoration works

Busra – Hammam Manjak – Restoration works

Madrasat al-Firdaws, view to south - courtyard and arcades

Madrasat al-Firdaws, view to south – courtyard and arcades

Colorful ornamental motifs on ablaq wall, Jamiʿ as-Sinaniyya

Colorful ornamental motifs on ablaq wall, Jamiʿ as-Sinaniyya

Inscription on the wall, Jamiʿ as-Sinaniyya

Inscription on the wall, Jamiʿ as-Sinaniyya

Damage and burning in a room at the eastern side of the courtyard, Jamiʿ an-Nuri, Homs

Damage and burning in a room at the eastern side of the courtyard, Jamiʿ an-Nuri, Homs

View in the prayer hall, Jamiʿ an-Nuri (mosque), Homs

View in the prayer hall, Jamiʿ an-Nuri (mosque), Homs

View of the prayer hall, Jamiʿ an-Nuri (mosque), Homs

View of the prayer hall, Jamiʿ an-Nuri (mosque), Homs

Mosaic decoration in the prayer niche, Jamiʿ an-Nuri (mosque), Homs

Mosaic decoration in the prayer niche, Jamiʿ an-Nuri (mosque), Homs

Damascus, Khan Asʿad Basha al-ʿAzm, general view of the vaults and pendentive

Damascus, Khan Asʿad Basha al-ʿAzm, general view of the vaults and pendentive

Qasr al-ʿAzm, decorative niche in the dome hall

Qasr al-ʿAzm, decorative niche in the dome hall

Maronite Cathedral, the nave

Maronite Cathedral, the nave

Izraʿ - Kanisat (church) Mar Jirjis, exterior view

Izraʿ – Kanisat (church) Mar Jirjis, exterior view

Jabla, Mosque of Sultan Ibrahim, Arabic calligraphy

Jabla, Mosque of Sultan Ibrahim, Arabic calligraphy

Krak des chevaliers (Qalʿat al-Husn), Gothic vaults

Krak des chevaliers (Qalʿat al-Husn), Gothic vaults

Krak des Chevaliers, Gothic vaults in the loggia

Krak des Chevaliers, Gothic vaults in the loggia

Jabla, Mosque of Sultan Ibrahim, Arabic calligraphy,

Jabla, Mosque of Sultan Ibrahim, Arabic calligraphy,

Maronite Cathedral, the nave

Maronite Cathedral, the nave

Maronite Cathedral, the altar

Maronite Cathedral, the altar

Izraʿ - Kanisat (church) Mar Jirjis from the inside

Izraʿ – Kanisat (church) Mar Jirjis from the inside

Izraʿ - Kanisat (church) Mar Jirjis from the inside

Izraʿ – Kanisat (church) Mar Jirjis from the inside