The Cedars of Lebanon are now comparatively few, and with them are gone the eagles and wild beasts, to which they afforded shelter
View of the entire grove of “The Cedars.” The tree now represented is, upon the whole, the noblest of the ten or twelve “venerables” now standing.
General view of Beirut with a wide view over the sea, in the background the massifs of the Lebanon Mountains.
The name Arab originally was reserved for the nomad tribes east of Palestine and in the Syro-Arabian desert, but today it is generally used for most of the surviving Semitic peoples who, in addition to living in Arabia, are to be found in Mesopotamia, North Africa, the western shores of the Red Sea, and the eastern shores of the Persian Gulf.
Syria during the period of the crusades, 1096-1291. The crusades. The county of Edessa. The principality of Antioch. The county of Tripoli.
The kingdom of Jerusalem. List of places and names.
Druse woman. Lebanon traditional costume in 1840. Femme Druse. Liban. Gallery: Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen. Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world.
Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world, based on authentic documents and the most recent trips by Auguste Wahlen