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1 Cities of Syria
As you visit ten of the major cities in the Syrian Arab Republic, there's plenty to discover about the region and its history. NB - many variant spellings exist, as many terms have been transliterated from Arabic script.
Easy
10 Q
looney_tunes
Feb 13 11
2220 plays
2 Syria
This country, the historic home of many cultures, is a center of industry and tourism to this day. Here is a quiz about Syria. Hope you enjoy. Thanks.
Average
10 Q
neon000
Jul 24 07
2142 plays
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Last Updated May 29 14 4:23 PM

Some sample questions from this category:

* What city was known as Beroea or Khalpe in ancient times, and is home to a fortress called the Citadel?
* What city, known for the quality of its steel during the Crusader era, was sacked by troops of the Mongol general Timur in 1400, hosts the Umayyad Mosque and is home to several of the most prestigious universities in the country?
* What city on the Orontes River was known as Emesa in ancient times, and is home to the medieval fortress of Krak des Chevaliers, as well as the tomb of seventh century general Khalid bin Walid?
* This city is home to the monasteries of St. Sergius and St. Tekla. The name of the place means "entrance" in Aramaic. In fact, Aramaic is still the daily spoken language there. What city is it?
* This port on the Mediterranean Sea is home to the Al-Mahaba Festival, which takes place every August. It boasts a Roman arch from the reign of Septimus Severus. What is it?


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