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The Ruins of Balbec, Otherwise Heliopolis in Coelosyria

Robert Wood

The Ruins of Balbec, Otherwise Heliopolis in Coelosyria

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Published by Gregg International .
Written in English


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FormatHardcover
Number of Pages30
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Open LibraryOL10644606M
ISBN 100576153826
ISBN 109780576153829

Baalbek was occupied by the Muslim army in AD (AH 13), in , or under Abu ʿUbaidah following the Byzantine defeat at Yarmouk in (AH 16), [citation needed] either peacefully and by agreement or following a heroic defense and yielding 2, oz (57 kg) of gold, 4, oz ( kg) of silver, silk vests, and swords. The ruined temple complex was fortified under the name al-Qala. Robert Wood (antiquarian) Robert Wood ( – 9 September ) was a British traveller, classical scholar, civil servant and politician. He was the son of the Revd James Wood of Summerhill, County Meath and educated at Glasgow University () and the Middle Temple ().


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RA Collection: Book On returning to Britain he published in The Ruins Of Palmyra and in The Ruins Of Balbec. The plates show the ruins of the temples of Jupiter (Baal), Bacchus and Venus, constructed between the late first century B.C.

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Publication date Topics Architecture, Roman -- Lebanon GENERIC RAW BOOK TAR download. download 1 file. The Ruins of Balbec, otherwise Heliopolis, in Coelosyria. A rare original article from the Monthly Review, Published by Monthly Review, London (). Genre/Form: Early works Early works to Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wood, Robert.

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Baalbek (/ ˈ b ɑː l b ɛ k, ˈ b eɪ ə l b ɛ k /; Arabic: بعلبك ‎, romanized: Baʿlabekk, Syriac-Aramaic: ܒܥܠܒܟ) is a city located east of the Litani River in Lebanon's Beqaa Valley, about 85 km (53 mi) northeast of is the capital of Baalbek-Hermel Governorate.

In Greek and Roman times Baalbek was also known as Heliopolis (Ἡλιούπολις, Greek for "Sun City").District: Baalbek. On returning to Britain he published in The Ruins Of Palmyra and in The Ruins Of Balbec.

The plates show the ruins of the temples of Jupiter (Baal), Bacchus and Venus, constructed between the late first century B.C. and the third century A.D., as they survived before the earthquake of The Ruins of Balbec, otherwise Heliopolis in Coelosyria.

London: [for the author], Folio ( x mm). [2], 28 pp. With 46 plates (several folded). Contemporary calf with corner repairs, rebacked decorative gilt and title on spine. Minor browning and some foxing throughout.

FIRST EDITION OF THIS IMPORTANT ARCHITECTURAL SOURCE. Title [The ruins of Balbec] / Borra Arch delin. ; T. Major sculp. Summary Print shows a view of the ruins at Baʻlabakk, with two men holding long spears in the foreground among fragments of buildings, (A) on the left and (B) on the right, with the columns of the Temple.

Detail. Wood, Robert. The ruins of Balbec, otherwise Heliopolis in Coelosyria. The ruins of Balbec Files. Tags. Antiquity, Architecture, Baalbek, Special Collections.

Creator Wood, Robert. Alternative Title The ruins of Balbec, otherwise Heliopolis in Coelosyria. Date Created Identifier Ee//W [de Beer Special Collections] Subject(s) Baʻlabakk (Lebanon) Type Illustrations.

Description This book documents the. Title [The ruins of Balbec] / Borra Arch delin. Otherwise Heliopolis in Coelosyria book ; T.

Major sculp. Summary Print shows a view of the ruins at Baʻlabakk, with three men in conversation, two are holding long spears, in the left foreground among fragments of buildings, (A) on the left and (B) on the right, with the columns of the Temple of Jupiter (D) and the Temple of Bacchus (C) at center in the background.

The ruins of Palmyra; otherwise Tedmor in the desart. London (). Les Ruines de Balbec, autrement dite Heliopolis dans la Coelosyrie. London (). The ruins of Balbec, otherwise Heliopolis in Coelosyria. London (). An essay on the original genius of Homer. London (). References "WOOD, Robert (?), of Putney, Surr".

Progress, knowledge and communication were the goal of the expedition. Borra’s task was drawing archaeological sites. The report of his scientific journey is published by Robert Wood in: The ruins of Palmyra otherwise Tedmor in the Desert (London, ) and The ruins of Balbec otherwise Heliopolis in Coelosyria (London, ).

The book „The ruins of Balbec, otherwise Heliopolis in Coelosyria“, written by Robert Wood (/17 – ) and published in London contains a systematic documentation of the ancient ruins of Palmyra (Syria) and Baalbek (Lebanon). The cover is made out of thick, grey carton with the back and corners covered in leather.

Such details may have provided inspiration for Georgian-period designs through Robert Wood’s richly illustrated Ruins of Balbec, Otherwise Heliopolis in Coelosyria (). Figure 3. “Temple of Jupiter,” I Quattro Libri, (Tavenor & Schofield Translation, ) Book IV, p.

The Ruins of Palmyra, Otherwise Tedmor, in the Desart, 57 engraved plates on 59 sheets by F. Fourdrinier, T. Major and others after G.B. Borra, 3 full-page engraved illustrations of inscriptions [Fowler ; Harris ], [no publisher], ; The Ruins of Balbec, Otherwise Heliopolis in Coelosyria, 46 engraved plates (10 folding) by P.

Foudrinier and T. Major after G. Borra [Blackmer The Ruins of Balbec, Otherwise Heliopolis in Coelosyria Artist: Robert Wood (British, –) Date: Medium: Illustrations: etching and engraving Accession: On view in: Not on view.

The Ruins of Balbec, otherwise Heliopolis in Cœlosyria. London: Printed in the Year mdcclvii. [] they were at Palmyra from March 14 to Maand arrived at Balbec on April 1.

Inbefore this book was published, Wood had become Under Secretary of State under Pitt, and the book was seen through the press by Dawkins. But getting a new book was, thanks to Gregorios quick responses, not a big deal.

And so I was ready to begin my friendship with this new old book by Robert Wood: The ruins of Balbec, Otherwise Heliopolis in Coelosyria. The second task was an interesting experiment. Borra, Giovanni Battista, Les ruines de Palmyre, autrement dite, Tedmor au désert. (A Londres: Chez A. Millar, MDCCLIII []), also by Paul Fourdrinier and Robert Wood (page images at HathiTrust) Borra, Giovanni Battista, The Ruins of Balbec, otherwise Heliopolis in Cœlosyria.

The account appeared in two volumes: 'The Ruins of Palmyra, otherwise Tedmor in the Desart' () and 'The Ruins of Balbec, otherwise Heliopolis in Coelosyria' (); the views were engraved by Pierre Fourdrinier, Thomas Major and others.

Robert Wood's The ruins of Palmyra; otherwise Tedmor in the desart published in English and French. Frederic Louis Norden's Voyage d'Egypte et de Nubie published posthumously in Copenhagen.

Robert Wood's The ruins of Balbec, otherwise Heliopolis in Coelosyria published in English and French. Other events. Ruins of Balbec, otherwise Heliopolis in Coelosyria. fol. LANDSEI-IR, J. On Ancient Inscriptions.

(K 60) 8 Yarns, J. Remarks on Phoenician and Punic Inscriptions. (K 21) 8 LAYARD, A. Nineveh and its Remains. 2 vol. 8 Discoveries in the Ruins of Nineveh and Babylon. 8 Catalogue of the Collection of Mexican Author: Royal Institution of Library. From 14 to 27 March Dawkins and Wood were at Palmyra, and on 1 April they reached Balbec.

Wood published in ‘The Ruins of Palmyra, otherwise Tedmor in the Desart,’ which was described by Horace Walpole as a noble book, with prints finely engraved and an admirable dissertation (Letters, ed.

Cunningham, ii. From 14 to 27 March Dawkins and Wood were at Palmyra, and on 1 April they reached Balbec. Wood published in ‘The Ruins of Palmyra, otherwise Tedmor in the Desart,’ which was described by Horace Walpole as a noble book, with prints finely engraved and an admirable dissertation (Letters, ed.

Cunningham, ii. French translations. Wood’s volume, The Ruins of Balbec, otherwise Heliopolis in Coelosyria () inserted Baalbek permanently into the English-language canon (Figure 2).

Fergusson, for exam-ple, obviously relied on it, since he tells us in that nine columns of the main temple stand, as Wood illustrates, when three of the nine fell in an earthquake in Heliopolis is a novel by the British author James Scudamore. It is set in the city and surrounding areas of contemporary São Paulo, Brazil, and follows the story of a young, favela-born man, Ludo dos Santos.

The book was nominated for the Man Booker Prize and is Scudamore's second novel. Woodâ s volume, The Ruins of Balbec, otherwise Heliopolis in Coelosyria () inserted Baalbek permanently into the English-language canon (Figure 2).

Fergusson, for example, obviously relied on it, since he tells us in that nine columns of the main temple stand, as Wood illustrates, when three of the nine fell in an earthquake in The Ruins of Balbec, otherwise Heliopolis in Coelosyria (London: ).

Zahir, Sulayman. ‘ Safha min al-Tarikh al-Shami lam Yudawwan Aktharuha ’, Majallat al-Majma‘ al-‘Ilmi al-‘Arabi/Revue de l'Académie Arabe de Damas 17 (), –Author: Stefan Winter. Four years later, a second, similar volume followed: The Ruins of Balbec, otherwise Heliopolis in Coelosyria, again to general acclaim.

Only two decades later, after both Dawkins and Wood had died, would Gibbon sound a discordant note when he appended a sour footnote to chapter 17 of his Decline and Fall, claiming that Wood had “disappointed. Coele-Syria, Coele Syria, Coelesyria (Greek: Κοίλη Συρία, Koílē Syría), also rendered as Coelosyria and Celesyria, otherwise Hollow Syria (Latin: Cava Syria), was a region of Syria in classical probably derived from the Aramaic for all of the region of Syria but more often was applied to the Beqaa Valley between the Lebanon and Anti-Lebanon mountain ical era: Hellenistic era.

Robert Wood publishes The ruins of Balbec, otherwise Heliopolis in Coelosyria in English and French, making the ancient city of Baalbek, Syria known to the West. Emanuel Swedenborg claims to have witnessed the Last Judgment occurring in the spiritual world.

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