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PREFACE

CONTENTS.

CHAPTER

I.The Bible regarding Solomon and Tadmor1
II.Leaving Damascus5
III.Party of Kurds17
IV.Our party24
V.More ruins31
VI.Searching for 'Ain el-Wu'ul40
VII.Coursing hares on our way54
VIII.Among the ruins63
IX.Sir Richard Burton's advice74
X.The tepid river95
XI.Zenobia in history and romance109
XII.Zenobia's beauty and splendour123
XIII.Zenobia prepares to meet the Romans139
XIV.The dogged West and the chivalrous East151
XV.Zenobia fleeing for help159
XVI.Last day at Palmyra171
XVII.Fox-hunting189
XVIII.Incident in my first visit to Palmyra194
XIX.The delightful dawn205
XX.Two horsemen215
XXI.Starting for Bashan223
XXII.The potters' caravan240
XXIII.Coasting the shore of the Lejah258
XXIV.Position of Khubab274
XXV.Ezrá and its ancient church293
XXVI.Druze courtesy and hospitality302
XXVII.Horses at Suweideh324
XXVIII.Melah es-Sârrar and its towers and people341
XXIX.Druzes in conclave365

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