Ancient City of Damascus
Founded in the 3rd millenium B.C. it is one of the oldest cities in the Middle East. In the Middle Ages Damascus was the centre of a flourishing artisan industry (swords and laces). Amongst the 125 monuments from the different periods of its history, the 8th-century Great Mosque of the Umajjades is one of the most spectacular, built on the site of an Assyrian sanctuary.
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Photos of Jerash, Jordan taken by Galen R. Frysinger
LacusCurtius: into the Roman World
A very large collection of info, images, and resources.
Map of Imperial Rome at the Time of Augustus
Sites and places in the city of Rome at the time of Augustus.
Nyon, a Roman city in Switzerland
The Ancient City of Rome
The Roman cities