Arch of Triumph [now destroyed] Palmyra, Syria

Arch of Triumph [now destroyed] Palmyra, Syria

Palmyra (/ˌpælˈmaɪrə/; Aramaic: ܬܕܡܘܪܬܐ‎ Tedmurtā ; Arabic: تدمر‎ Tadmor) was an ancient Semitic city in present Homs Governorate, Syria. Archaeological finds date back to the Neolithic, and it was first documented in the early second millennium BC as a caravan stop for travellers crossing the Syrian Desert.

Palmyra (/ˌpælˈmaɪrə/; Aramaic: ܬܕܡܘܪܬܐ‎ Tedmurtā ; Arabic: تدمر‎ Tadmor) was an ancient Semitic city in present Homs Governorate, Syria. Archaeological finds date back to the Neolithic, and it was first documented in the early second millennium BC as a caravan stop for travellers crossing the Syrian Desert.

Bedu shepherd family near Palmyra, Syria

Bedu shepherd family near Palmyra, Syria

Palmyra, Roman Theatre with its nearly intact stage

Palmyra, Roman Theatre with its nearly intact stage

New post on perpulchra

New post on perpulchra

Palmyra, Roman Syria

Palmyra, Roman Syria

Palmyra - the Arch of Triumph and The Colonnade - Syria

Palmyra - the Arch of Triumph and The Colonnade - Syria

July 2006 Temple of Baal-Shamin Temple of Baal-Shamin, the Lord of the Heavens in Semitic pantheon, responsible for rain and fecundity. Temple was dated ca. AD 17 and its cella dated AD 130. It was completelly restored in 1954-6 by Swiss archeologists.

July 2006 Temple of Baal-Shamin Temple of Baal-Shamin, the Lord of the Heavens in Semitic pantheon, responsible for rain and fecundity. Temple was dated ca. AD 17 and its cella dated AD 130. It was completelly restored in 1954-6 by Swiss archeologists.

Palmyra City nel تدمر, حمص

Palmyra City nel تدمر, حمص

Palmyra - various details around the site - Syria

Palmyra - various details around the site - Syria

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