Essays Tagged: "Damascus"

Enochian Scripture

original Enochian scripture, the Necronomicon Manuscript. The Necronomicon was first translated in Damascus in 730 A.D. by Abdul Alhazred.The Necronomicon, is not, as popularly believed, a grimoire, ...

(4 pages) 46 0 3.0 May/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Jordan an the Middle East

had small garrisons and was economically weak since the transfer of the seat of the caliphate from Damascus to Baghdad . Although, the pilgrims to Mecca were still an important economic resource.It i ... of Husayn's sons) were already in contact with Arab Nationalist Intellectuals in Cairo, Beirut and Damascus. This new banner became a unifying reactionary movement against the Young Turks and an easy ...

(17 pages) 171 0 3.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

This summary of David Pelicane's essay "My Eleven Minutes of Fame on the Open Mike" chronicles this writer's attempt to fulfill his quaint dream of performing in front of an audience.

s of Fame on the Open Mike," worked as a high school English teacher at an American-style school in Damascus, Syria. For most of his life, he had also been an amateur musician in his free time - amate ... microphone. David started playing a guitar that he wasn't used to, as his had been left at home in Damascus. His "Sicilian fingers" were rather clumsy on the strings, and the chords he played seemed ...

(3 pages) 26 0 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Acts 9

hat it means in verse 19 when it reads "Then was Saul certain days with the disciples which were at Damascus.9. Though revenge is never an appropriate action of retaliation I can't really blame the Je ... 17. Anani' is sent to Saul.5. Verses 18 - 19. Saul's salvation.6. Verses 20 - 22. Saul preaches at Damascus.7. Verses 23 - 26. Saul is doubted by the Jews.8. Verses 27 - 31. Saul witnesses in Jerusal ...

(11 pages) 40 0 4.5 Jan/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Expanding into New Market

g existing products in new markets, this was the objective of a leading clothing company located in Damascus. It aimed to expand to Aleppo market as it's a vital trade center in Syria.Acquiring accura ... (2000), it is Syria's second largest city 193 kilometers north of Homs and 350 kilometers north of Damascus. Aleppo has an international airport and is accessible, via train with other cities and cou ...

(11 pages) 181 1 2.7 May/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

The History of Syria, with the important turning points of this country regarding to the Middle East.

SyriaKey Facts on SyriaArea: 185,180 Km2.Capital: DamascusPopulation: 14,000,000Religion: 87% Muslim (75% Sunni, 7% Druze, 5% Alawite) and 13% Christi ... on's main export; by 1979, oil accounted for 58% of export earnings.History and politicsIts capital Damascus, 1st settled about 2500 BC, was successively dominated by Aramaean, Assyrian, Babylonian, P ... stian until 636 AD when the Byzantines were defeated by the Arab army. Here Syria was Islamized and Damascus came under Muslim occupation.When this happened, colonists descendants fled from Syria to L ...

(3 pages) 29 0 3.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Saul Becomes Paul.

aughter against the disciples of the Lord, went unto the high priest, And desired of him letters to Damascus to the synagogues, that if he found any of this way, whether they were men or women, he mig ... ay, whether they were men or women, he might bring them bound unto Jerusalem"(9:1-2). On his way to Damascus, suddenly a bright shined around him. "And he fell to the earth, and heard a voice saying u ...

(3 pages) 19 0 1.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Saladin the Unifier of Islam

angi, the caliph of Syria. In 1146 after the death of Zangi, Saladin again moved with his family to Damascus where his father worked for Zangi's successor, and where Saladin completed his education. S ... 1160, Saladin succeeded his brother as deputy to his uncle Shirkuh who was the military governor of Damascus. Saladin learned much of his military and diplomatic skills from his uncle while in Damascu ...

(10 pages) 59 0 1.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Women In Syria

DAMASCUS, 31 May1999 (Reuters)-Fourteen year old Aisha picked dirt from her fingernails and calmly r ...

(5 pages) 17 0 5.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Early History of Israel

kened by internal dissensions between rival dynasties and recurrent wars with the kingdom of Syria (Damascus), succumbed in 721 to the Assyrians, its inhabitants being largely deported and replaced by ... quest in 1517, Israel was divided into four districts, attached administratively to the province of Damascus, and ruled from Istanbul. At the outset of the Ottoman era, some 1,000 Jewish families live ...

(9 pages) 32 0 0.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History


imed their stability and began to grow. They had a strong connection with Mecca but still they made Damascus as their capital. Mainly because it was a Syrian city which could earn them some profit (Bo ... ‎ was a friend of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H) and he also became the Umayyad caliph in Damascus. Mu'āwīyah took the position of caliphate after Ali's murder in 661 and his leade ...

(10 pages) 23 0 0.0 Jan/2011

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Damascus Room at the MET

Gabriela Salazar December 11, 2013Professor Yunus Tuncel Objects as History The Damascus Room at the MET Final PaperThe Damascus RoomMetropolitan Museum of ArtFounded in the 3rd mi ... at the MET Final PaperThe Damascus RoomMetropolitan Museum of ArtFounded in the 3rd millennium B.C, Damascus, commonly known as ash-Sham or the City of Jasmine, is the capital and second largest city ... Roman and Byzantine cultures are present in this city. Another influential aspect in the history of Damascus is the Ottoman period, which was ruled by Suleiman the Magnificent who absorbed a great amo ...

(7 pages) 2 0 0.0 Jun/2014

Subjects: Art Essays


l them if they were ever in hissight. He even asked the High priest for letters to the synagogue in Damascuswhere if he ever found anyone who belonged to the way that he will take them asprisoners. I ... und anyone who belonged to the way that he will take them asprisoners. I followed him on his way to Damascus to see if there was any way tochange his mind. On the way a light from Heaven above shined ...

(11 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity