|LC Classifications||DS108.5 G7|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||14|
Frugality is another virtue of the Arabs, though too apt to degenerate into avarice and cupidity. The law of debtor and creditor is lenient. Lending money at interest is forbidden by the Koran, but is nevertheless largely practised, the lowest rate in Syria being 12 per cent. “THE CHIEF ATTRACTION OF A VISIT TO PALESTINE AND SYRIA LIES IN THEIR HISTORICAL ASSOCIATIONS, AND THE MAIN OBJECT OF THIS HANDBOOK IS TO BEAR FAITHFUL AND ACCURATE WITNESS TO THESE ON THE SPOT ITSELF” BAEDEKER, Karl. Palestine and Syria. Handbook for Travellers. Leipsig: Karl Baedeker, Palestine and Syria, with Routes Through Mesopotamia and Babylonia and the Island of Cyprus: Handbook for Travellers. Albert Socin, Immanuel Benzinger, John Punnett Peters. Image 12 of A trip to Palestine and Syria, 4 PREFACE. one illustrations must give an added interest to the book itself in their number and beauty, all being re¬ productions of artistic photographs. With the kind permission of Thomas Cook.
This extremely important and timely book provides a vivid portrait of the Palestinian refugee community in Syria—a community now dispersed by the war in that country. This is a reprint of the original work published in We are professionally publishing these works using the classic text and artwork. The content of this print on demand book has not been changed. The book is printed in black and white.