International Dictionary of Historic Places: Middle East and Africa
Each entry includes a detailed essay explaining the events that occurred there and their historical significance, as well as providing information on what the site offers to contemporary visitors.
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International Dictionary of Historic Places: Asia and Oceania. Vol. 5, Volume 3
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Africa Algiers ancient Arab archaeological architecture army Assyria attack base battle became began British building built called capital century B.C. Christian church coast complex constructed contains continued culture death Description destroyed developed dynasty early east Egypt Egyptian emperor empire established European evidence excavations forces French Further Greek houses important Islamic Israel Italy Jerusalem king kingdom known land late later lived Location London major Middle miles military Mosque moved Museum Muslim northern Office once original palace period Persian Photo courtesy political population port probably pyramid region reign religious remains River Roman royal ruins rule ruler settlement side slaves statues stone structure sultan surrounded Syria temple third tion tomb took town trade traditional tribes walls western York