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A SHORT GUIDE TO SYRIA


CONTENTS


Page
Introduction
5
Ancient Land — Holy Land
8
The Syrians
12
The Arabic Language
14
Getting Along With the Syrians
15
Climate and Sanitary Conditions
29
Currency, Weights, and Measures
35
Some Important Do's and Don'ts
37
Hints on Pronouncing Arabic
41
Useful Words and Phrases
45
A Glossary
50