Souks are an almost universal feature of an oriental Arab city and usually also its economic centre.
Auguste Racinet. The Costume History Hardcover – Illustrated, November 4, 2015
by Françoise Tétart-Vittu (Author)
Racinet's Costume History is an invaluable reference for students, designers, artists, illustrators, and historians; and a rich source of inspiration for anyone with an interest in clothing and style.
The costume of the Monks of St. Catherine. The Superior is distinguished by a black cloak, the Brotherhood wear robes of the striped brown cloth.
Group of horseriders on a plateau overlooking a landscape with the city of Sebaste, formely Samaria.
The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)
From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)
The figures introduced were all drawn on the spot, and convey an accurate representation of the female costume of Nazareth.
These oriental monastic and nun’s habit date back to the earliest times of Christianity.
Plan of the Church of the Resurrection and the Holy Sepulchre. Interior views of the Great Dome, Calvary, Greek Chapel, Chapel of S. Helena.
Hebron is one of the most memorable sites of Palestine, as the abiding place of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.
The Nilometer of Roda is considered the most important Nilometer from Islamic times, it was rebuilt by the Abbasid Caliph al-Mutawakkil.
The Erechtheion is an Ionic-style temple on the Acropolis in Athens, built between about 420 and 406 BC.
Syria is a state in the Near East and part of the Mashreq. Syria borders Israel and Jordan to the south, Lebanon and the Mediterranean Sea to the west, Turkey to the north and Iraq to the east.