Culture of Syria
Syria is a traditional society with a long cultural history. Importance is placed on family, religion, education and self-discipline and respect. The Syrian's taste for the traditional arts is expressed in dances such as the al-Samah, the Dabkeh in all their variations and the sword dance. Marriage ceremonies and the birth of children are occasions for the lively demonstration of folk customs.
The scribes of the city of Ugarit (modern Ras Shamra) created a cuneiform alphabet in the 14th century BC. The alphabet was written in the familiar order we use today.
Archaeologists have discovered extensive writings and evidence of a culture rivaling those of Iraq, and Egypt in and around the ancient city of Ebla (modern Tell Mardikh). Later Syrian scholars and artists contributed to Hellenistic and Roman thought and culture. Cicero was a pupil of Antiochus of Ascalon at Athens; and the writings of Posidonius of Apamea influenced Livy and Plutarch.

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5 Surprising Cultural Facts About Syria : Discovery News
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Syria's Culture & History | Intrepid Travel
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Syria: Traditions - DePauw University
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The Road from Damascus: A Journey Through Syria (Bridge Between the Cultures Series)
Scott C. Davis, 2001
In February 2001 Scott C. Davis flew to Damascus, attended raucous political salons, talked all night, and sat in local cafes debating the nature of the evolving Syrian nation. Such openness was new in Syria. Was it a sign of things to come? Would the Damascene Curtain fall as heavily and permanently as did the Berlin Wall? Would Damascus become an...
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Klaas Dijkstra, 1995
In this volume a particular class of mainly Aramaic votive inscriptions dating from roughly the first three centuries A.D., featuring, next to dedicators, human beneficiaries, is examined in order to establish its social and religious ...
Culture Shock! Syria: A Survivial Guide to Customs and Etiquette (Culture Shock! Guides)
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Coleman South, 2008
Grade 6-10?Straightforward, up-to-date overviews of two Arab nations. In addition to the standard coverage of country books, these well-written texts address the changing roles of women; marriage and funeral customs; examples of typical wages; and the manner in which different social, ethnic, and religious groups interact with one another. The attr...
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Nicola Migliorino, 2013
For almost nine decades, since their mass-resettlement to the Levant in the wake of the Genocide and First World War, the Armenian communities of Lebanon and Syria appear to have successfully maintained a distinct identity as an ethno ...
Syria - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture
Syria - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture
Sarah Standish, 2010
SARAH STANDISH is an Arabic teacher and writer who graduated with a B.A. in Asian and Middle Eastern Studies from Barnard College before spending a year in Syria studying Arabic language and literature on a fellowship from the Center for Arabic Study Abroad. She has also spent time in Jordan, Morocco, Egypt, and Lebanon. She is particularly interes...
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The 'CultureShock!' series is a dynamic and indispensable range of guides for those travellers who are looking to truly understand the countries they are visiting.
Among the Jasmine Trees: Music and Modernity in Contemporary Syria (Music Culture)
Among the Jasmine Trees: Music and Modernity in Contemporary Syria (Music Culture)
Jonathan Holt Shannon, 2009
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Arts + Culture: Through Baathist Newspapers, a Snapshot of Syria’s War | Syria Deeply – Syria News
A Syrian artists documents short personal statements from people across the country. What did he find?
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"We Rattled Too Many Cages:" An Eyewitness Account of Journalist Marie Colvin's Death in Syria | Mother Jones
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Syria’s Assad sends message to Pope Francis : News Headlines - Catholic Culture
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Slide Show: Syria's Dispossessed : The New Yorker
Photographs by Moises Saman documenting the plight of Syrians forced into exile.
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Syria will always be the home of civilization and meeting point for cultures | Syria 360°
Grand Mufti and Patriarch Yazigi: dialogue and peaceful solution only path to salvation Dec 25, 2013 Damascus, (SANA) Heads of Christian denominations in Syria performed prayers for peace in Syria at the Mariamete Cathedral in Damascus led by Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and all the East, John X Yazigi. After prayers, Grnd Mufti of…
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Options for Syria | Chronicles: A Magazine of American Culture
Addressing the annual Jamestown Foundation conference of terror experts on December 12, former CIA chief Michael Hayden outlined three possible outcomes of the ongoing conflict in Syria. The first would be further escalation of violence between ever more extreme Sunni and Shiite factions. The second possible outcome—which Hayden described ...
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Let Refugees Remain in Their Own Culture Zones :: Daniel Pipes
The lull in the chemical weapon crisis offers a chance to divert attention to the huge flow of refugees leaving Syria and rethink some misguided assumptions about their future. About one-tenth of Syria's 22 million residents have fled across an
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The War in Syria, the Humanitarian Crisis, and the Armenians | Asbarez Armenian News
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The Excavator: Updates On Iraq-Syria [1.7]: PM Maliki Warns Citizens of Fallujah of Consequences of Inaction Against Al-Qaeda, Al-Qaeda Financier Yasin al-Qadi Met With Turkish PM Erdogan Four Times In 2012, Al Nusra Plays Lead, Though Shadowy, Role In FS
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Syria: Aleppo Defeats Death With Theater | Al Akhbar English
While the warring parties were busy raining death down on Aleppo, the capital of northern Syria, many Aleppans came together to organize an eight-day theater festival to celebrate life in a time of war.
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