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An exception to the generalization must be made where prehistory is concerned.
An archaeological sounding at Jericho, in Jordan, which carried back the history
of settled communities far beyond the earliest finds made in the Tigris Valley, ...
Two cities, strategically placed in Jordan and eastern Syria, respectively, were at
times associated with Parthian history and have left monuments suggesting a
compromise between Roman and Near Eastern art. Both were caravan cities and
The Turkish fronts, 1918. The British-Turkish front in Palestine in the summer of
1918 ran from the Jordan westward north of Jericho and Lydda to the
Mediterranean just north of Jaffa. North of this front there were three Turkish "
armies" (in fact, ...
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