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siege of Damascus.

Hughes, John

siege of Damascus.

A tragedy.

by Hughes, John

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Published by Printed at the Chiswick Press for Whittingham and Arliss in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Title vignette.

StatementBy John Hughes, esq. Correctly given, from copies used in the theatres, by Thomas Dibdin ...
SeriesDibdin, T. J. London theatre. London, 1815 [1814-25] v. 10 [no. 8]
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR1243 .D5 vol. 10, PR3517.H7 .D5 vol. 10
The Physical Object
Pagination63, [1] p.
Number of Pages63
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6617552M
LC Control Number19011391
OCLC/WorldCa4333447

Unlike other battles in which the strengths of each army may be inflated or deflated, Damascus is much more vacillating. For one, the estimated length of the siege varies from 4 to 14 months (Donner, ), further complicating the already muddled timeline of Rashidun conquests. Damascus obtained, however, the relative independence of a Hellenic city, and belonged to the municipal confederation of the Decapolis (Schürer, "Gesch." 3d ed., iii. et seq.). The importance of the district which belonged to Damascus may be seen from the fact that it was adjacent to that of Sidon (Josephus, "Ant." xviii. 6, § 3).

  The Siege of Damascus in AD is often viewed as the great betrayal of the Second Crusade and the key architect of its demise. Indeed, the Christian kingdoms of 12th-century Europe wasted little time in laying blame for this disaster, first at the feet of the ‘Syrian Franks’ and then God Himself, as was common practice when any Western.   The siege of Damascus: an account of everyday life in Syria’s savage war Peter Oborne spent two weeks in Damascus and gives a compelling account of .

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Daraya lies on the fringe of Damascus, just southwest of the Syrian capital/5. Siege of Damascus, (23–28 July ). The defeat of the Second Crusade at Damascus ensured that the Christian crusader states in the Holy Land would remain on the defensive for the foreseeable future.

There was no longer any realistic prospect of expansion so the Christians were confined to small states surrounded by larger and more powerful Muslim enemies.

The siege of Damascus in CE was the final act of the Second Crusade ( CE). Lasting a mere four days from 24 to 28 July, the siege by a combined western European army was not successful, and the Crusade petered out with its leaders returning home more bitter and angry with each other than the Muslim enemy.

In that conquest, both Damascus and Samaria were destroyed, just as Isaiah 17 predicts. According to history, Tiglath-pileser III (– BC) pushed vigorously to the west, and in the Assyrians advanced and laid siege to Damascus, which fell two years later in It’s unfortunate that Hitchcock couldn’t leave well enough alone.

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No copyright page found. No table-of-contents pages :   The secret libraries of history Beneath the streets of a suburb of Damascus, rows of shelves hold books that have been rescued from bombed-out buildings.

Over the past four years, during the siege. When they are bombed out of their apartment, Aeham and his family take refuge in their music shop in the ramshackle district of Ya From BBC Radio 4: Book of the week: Ammar Haj Ahmad reads Aeham Ahmad’s dramatic account of how he risked his life under siege in Damascus by defying the Syrian regime with his music/5.

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Transcribed from: Hughes, John, The siege of Damascus: a tragedy. As it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane by His Majesty's servants. London: Printed for John Watts [etc.], [10], 68 p. Title from table of contents page (viewed Sept. 22, ). Description: 1 online resource: Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web.

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After the fall of the crusader kingdom of Edessa, the Pope called for a new crusade in This new campaign by the Christian west against the forces of eastern Islam would culminate in the siege of Damascus, then the capital city of an Islamic state that had been friendly towards the crusaders.

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Including some sources never before translated into English, the collection. The loss led to the siege and capture of Damascus on 25 July and the French Mandate for Syria and the Lebanon was put into effect thereafter.

Legacy Edit After surrendering to French forces, Faisal was expelled from Syria and went to live in the United Kingdom in August Currency: Syrian pound.The failure of the siege of Damascus in A. J. Forey It has commonly been maintained that those who went on the Second Crusade were betrayed or al least deceived by the Syrian Franks at the siege of Damascus in Cited by: 2.Fiasco At Damascus.

The crusaders decided to attack Damascus from the west, where orchards would provide them with a constant food supply. They arrived at Daraiya on 23 July, with the army of Jerusalem in the vanguard, followed by Louis and then Conrad in the densely cultivated gardens and orchards would prove to be a serious obstacle for the Crusaders.