Syria

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My Presentation about Syria at George Brown College

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  • Dear Bernard,

    Thanks a lot for your comment and so sorry for being that late in my reply. I have not checked slideshare for ages and I have just read your comment.
    Looking forward to visit your groups and see what you are up to.

    Good luck!
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  • Congratulations for your work ! Thank you for sharing.... Bernard (France)

    For information, your presentation has been referenced in some of my 34 groups...

    PS : Feel free to visit my 34 groups and you join us. (If not already). I'm sure some will grab your interest... You're welcome. If you wish, you can view a list of all our groups here: http://www.slideshare.net/Bern7/list-of-all-our-groups-slideshare

    You can also visit our blog: http://hardys-corner.blogspot.com/
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Syria

  1. 1. Syria
  2. 3. Syria
  3. 4. Syria
  4. 5. Syria
  5. 6. Syria
  6. 7. Palmyra
  7. 8. Agenda <ul><li>Demographics + Location </li></ul><ul><li>Umayyad Mosque </li></ul><ul><li>Ma’lola </li></ul><ul><li>Ugarit </li></ul><ul><li>Game!! </li></ul>
  8. 9. Statistic Information <ul><li>Area: 185,180 Km2 </li></ul><ul><li>Population: about 20 million </li></ul><ul><li>Language/s: Arabic , Aramic, Armenian, Kurdish, Turkmen </li></ul>EUROPE AFRICA ASIA
  9. 10. Map Damascus
  10. 11. Umayyad Mosque
  11. 12. Umayyad Mosque One of the largest and oldest mosques in the world. It was built by the Omayyad Caliph al-Walid ibn Abdul Malek in 705 A.D. 97 ×157 m 2
  12. 13. Umayyad Mosque Important Religious Symbol.. ● Temple of Hadad in the Aramaean era ● Temple of Jupiter in the Roman era
  13. 14. Important Religious Symbol.. ● Christian church dedicated to John the Baptist in the Byzantine era. John the Baptist (or Yahya)'s Shrine inside the Mosque ● First Mihrab (niche) in the world
  14. 15. Important Religious Symbol.. The Minaret of Jesus
  15. 16. Maaloula
  16. 17. Maaloula The only place in the world where they speak Aramaic
  17. 18. Maaloula Mar Taqla Monastery
  18. 19. Maaloula Oh God, ye who saved me from the fierce animals, from the burning fire stove and from my father's persecution. You helped me to pass through this great distance to reach this place.
  19. 20. Ugarit ● Ugarit
  20. 21. Ugarit
  21. 22. Ugarit 5.5cm x 1.3cm 30 Symbols – Left to right! First Alphabet
  22. 23. Ugarit The First Written Musical Note
  23. 24. Syria <ul><li>&quot;Every person has two homelands, his own and Syria &quot;. </li></ul><ul><li>Historian Andre Parrot </li></ul>
  24. 25. End  <ul><li>شكراً </li></ul><ul><li>Thank you very much!! </li></ul>

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