Afamia, Syria


Afamia (Apamea)

Founded by Selucus I, a general in the army of Alexander the (not so) Great

Main street (Cardo)

Afamia's peak was in the 2nd century CE when it apparently boasted a population of 500,000.

Peasant women

Around the plains of Al-Ghab, the core of the Fertile Crescent

Afamia's daughter

A bubbly daughter of modern Afamia

 



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