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About Syria - History Of Syria __ You will find a general history of Syria in a text embedded with links to additional resources. - From -

A Brief History of Modern Syria __ "Syria fell to the Ottoman Turks in 1516 and remained a part of their Ottoman Empire for four centuries."  Learn how Syria became independent and what happened after. - illustrated - From -

Country Study: Syria __ Comprehensive book-length information from the Library of Congress includes a large section of history of the country. - From Library of Congress -

History of Syria __ "Archaeologists have demonstrated that civilization in Syria was one of the most ancient on earth. Around the excavated city of Ebla in northern Syria, an Italian mission led by Prof. Paolo Matthiae discovered in 1975, a great Semitic empire spread from the Red Sea north to Turkey and east to Mesopotamia from 2500 to 2400 BC..."  An encyclopedic article with links to additional resources. - illustrated - From wikipedia -

History of Syria __ "Comprehensive online resources about the history of the country of Syria." - From -

Images from World History: Syria under the Ummayads and `Abbasids ... __  Annotated photo-essay of this period in Syrian history. - illustrated - From University of Alabama -

Syria History __ "The Syrian Arab Republic has been inhabited for tens of thousands of years and, as a result, has a rich cultural history. The area that is now the Syrian Arab Republic was part of the Empire of Mesopotamia around 2300 BC,..."  A general look at Syria's history along with other information about Syria. - From -


Syria - History __ "Present day Syria constitutes only a small portion of the ancient geographical Syria. Until the twentieth century, when Western powers began to carve out the rough contours of the contemporary states of Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, and Israel, the whole of the settled region at the eastern end of the Mediterranean Sea was called Syria,..."  A detailed look at Syrian history. - From -

Syria: History __ Annotated timeline of Syria history. - From -

Syria: History __ You will find a brief look at Syria's history along with other information about the country. - From -

Syria - History __ "Archaeological excavations at Ebla, in northern Syria, have revealed that Syria was the center of a great Semitic empire extending from the Red Sea north to Turkey and east to Mesopotamia around 2500 BC."  A general look at Syria history. - From -

Syria History __ A brief overview of Syrian history. For additional details, click "more history." - From -

Syria - History & Background, Constitutional & Legal Foundations ... __ General history, legal and political history along with history of Syria's educational system. - from Net Industries -

Syria History of Syria __ "Despite that the modern Syria was established little more than 50 years ago, the area is to be claimed as one of the oldest civilisations in the world."  A general look at history. - From - 

Syria's History __ You will find a brief look at Syria's history along with other information about the country. - illustrated - From Dima Tawakkol -

The Virtual Jewish History Tour - Syria __ "In 1944, after Syria gained independence from France, the new government prohibited Jewish immigration to Palestine, and severely restricted the teaching of Hebrew in Jewish schools. Attacks against Jews escalated, and boycotts were called against their businesses."  History of the Jewish People and Syria. - From -



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