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dc.coverage.spatial Site: Aleppo (Halab, Syria) en_US
dc.coverage.temporal creation date: 18th century en_US
dc.creator Unknown en_US
dc.date 18th century en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2008-07-08T15:22:48Z
dc.date.available 2008-07-08T15:22:48Z
dc.date.issued 1700-1799 en_US
dc.identifier 114553 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1721.3/27846 en_US
dc.description Bayt Basil is located on Raheb Bahira Street. This eighteenth century house features a well-planted courtyard of lemon and citrus trees and an ornamented iwan that is used as a chapel. The western reception room is covered with a punctuated dome that allows light through. It is currently used as the convent of the Basilian nuns of Aleppo. Source: Hadjar, Abdallah. Historical Monuments of Aleppo. Aleppo: Automobile and Touring Club of Syria (ATCS). 49. en_US
dc.description exterior, east facade, 1991 en_US
dc.format.medium stone en_US
dc.format.medium granite en_US
dc.relation.ispartof 133367 en_US
dc.rights (c) Shirine Hamadeh 1991 en_US
dc.subject Courtyard houses en_US
dc.subject Architecture, Islamic --Syria en_US
dc.subject Architecture, Ottoman en_US
dc.subject Architecture, Domestic --Syria en_US
dc.subject Dwellings en_US
dc.subject Residential architecture en_US
dc.title Basil House en_US
dc.title.alternative Beit Basile en_US
dc.title.alternative Bayt Basil en_US
dc.title.alternative Beit Basil en_US
dc.type Image en_US
dc.rights.access All rights reserved en_US
dc.identifier.vendorcode 18-22 en_US
vra.culturalContext Islamic en_US
vra.culturalContext Syrian en_US
vra.technique construction en_US
vra.worktype House en_US
dc.contributor.display Islamic, Syrian en_US


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