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Book details
  • Genre:HISTORY
  • SubGenre:Middle East / General
  • Language:English
  • Pages:120
  • eBook ISBN:9780956038340

Beyond the Chaos

The Remarkable Heritage of Syria

by Michael B. Barry

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Overview
Syria has one of the most extensive ranges of historical sites in the world and is truly part of the cradle of civilisation. It is currently not possible to visit Syria to see this exquisite patrimony: its inheritance of many civilisations and eras. Much of it is under threat; some has already been damaged during the present conflict. In this illustrated book, author Michael Barry, using a series of stunning photographs taken in 2008, tells the history of Syria and reveals its priceless heritage.
Description
Syria has an extensive range of historical sites and is truly part of the cradle of civilisation. It is currently not possible to visit Syria to see this exquisite patrimony: its inheritance of many civilisations. This includes the remains of the Greek, Roman, Islamic and Ottoman eras. From the Umayyad Mosque in Damascus, to the perfectly preserved Krak des Chevaliers Crusader castle, Syria has more outstanding heritage than most other countries. Much of it is under threat; some has already been damaged during the present conflict. In this illustrated book, author Michael Barry, using a series of stunning photographs taken in 2008, tells the history of Syria and reveals its priceless heritage.
About the author
Author and historian Michael B. Barry was born in Ireland and has worked as a consultant on transportation projects around the world, including the Middle. Michael has written several books including ‘Homage to al-Andalus’, ‘Victorian Dublin Revealed’ and ‘The Green Divide, An Illustrated History of the Irish Civil War’. An accomplished photographer, he has contributed to journals and has appeared on radio and television. He lives in Dublin.
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