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FIVE YEARS IN DAMASCUS:
INCLUDING AN ACCOUNT
HISTORY, TOPOGRAPHY, AND ANTIQUITIES
OF THAT CITY.
TRAVELS AND RESEARCHES IN PALMYRA, LEBANON,
AND THE HAURAN.
BY REV. J. L. PORTER, A.M., F.R.S.L.
CONTENTS OF VOLUME II.
Mourning for the slain in battle - Ancient towns Ruins of
Suleim identified with Neapolis — Beautiful mountain scenery - Visit to
Kunawât, KENATH Splendid ruins A Druze schoolmaster -
Character of the Bedawîn - Description of Kunawât. Historical
notices — Date of principal buildings
GENERAL REMARKS ON THE SOUTHERN SECTION OF THE JEBEL HAU.
RAN - - The cities of Argob and Bashan Ancient sites
SUWEIDEA TO NEJRAN, EDHR’A (EDREI), AND DAMASCUS.
Roman road The plain of Bashan — The borders of the Lejah, Trachonitis
Situation of Nejrân, and description of its ruins - Kerâtah, the ancient
Coreathes — Ride along the side of the Lejah Busr el-Hariry — Fanati-
cism and insolence of its inhabitants — Danger of penetrating the Lejah
Approach to Edrej — Description of its position and ruins Iden-