Damascus in Syria

The modern capital of Syria is Damascus. It was an important city in the Roman Empire.


Ruins of the Temple of Jupiter that have been incorporated into the Medieval buildings of the Al-Hamidiyah Souq. Photograph taken in 2010.



Restored Roman colonade in the area near the Temple of Jupiter. Photographed in 1986 and digitized in 2016.

Remains of a fluted column along a street in Damascus. Photographed in 1986 and digitized in 2016. [The bus ran from Tehran to Damascus to Ankara during a time of peace.]


Professor Thomas Kick (St. Louis Community College) besides a very large column drum in the old city portion of Damascus. Photographed in 1986 and digitized in 2016.



Webpage constructed by Michael Fuller, 22 January 2016