Palmyra Bride of the Desert Syria antque print 1760
Titel: Vue Des Ruins Palmyre, Autrement Dite Tadmor Du Cote Du Midi.
Early etching of Palmyra, an ancient city in Syria. In the age of antiquity, it was an important city of central Syria It had long been a vital caravan city for travelers crossing the Syrian desert and was known as the Bride of the Desert. The earliest documented reference to the city by its Semitic name Tadmor, Tadmur or Tudmur (which means "the town that repels" in Amorite and "the indomitable town" in Aramaic)
Size: Size sheet app.: 65.5 x 19 cm. 25.5 x 7.5 inches. Image app. : 63 x 15 cm. 24.75 x 6 inches. Condition : Overall view very good, hand-colored, folds as published.