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Da·mas·cus

 (də-măs′kəs)
The capital and largest city of Syria, in the southwest part of the country. Inhabited since prehistoric times, the city became a thriving commercial center under the Romans and was a Saracen stronghold during the Crusades.

Dam′a·scene′ (dăm′ə-sēn′) adj. & n.

Damascus

(dəˈmɑːskəs; -ˈmæs-)
n
(Placename) the capital of Syria, in the southwest: reputedly the oldest city in the world, having been inhabited continuously since before 2000 bc Pop: 2 317 000 (2005 est). Arabic names: Dimashq or Esh Sham

Da•mas•cus

(dəˈmæs kəs)

n.
the capital of Syria, in the SW part: reputed to be the oldest continuously existing city in the world. 1,251,000.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Damascus - an ancient city (widely regarded as the world's oldest) and present capital and largest city of SyriaDamascus - an ancient city (widely regarded as the world's oldest) and present capital and largest city of Syria; according to the New Testament, the Apostle Paul (then known as Saul) underwent a dramatic conversion on the road to Damascus
Syria, Syrian Arab Republic - an Asian republic in the Middle East at the east end of the Mediterranean; site of some of the world's most ancient centers of civilization
Damascene - a native or inhabitant of Damascus
Translations

Damascus

[dəˈmɑːskəs] NDamasco m

Damascus

[dəˈmɑːskəs dəˈmæskəs] nDamas

Damascus

nDamaskus nt; Damascus steelDamaszener Stahl m

Damascus

[dəˈmɑːskəs] nDamasco f
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He's published four collections in Arabic and two in Swedish: AsylansE[micro]kan (Ersatz, 2010) which won the Klas de Vylders Stipendiefond for immigrant writers, and Till Damaskus (Albert Bonniers FE[micro]rlag, 2014) a collaboration with the Swedish poet Marie Silkeberg.
These were reportedly flagged to Interpol by the Syrian regime well before the Paris attacks: Giulia Paravicini, "EU's passport fraud 'epidemic,'" Politico, January 28, 2016; Euan McKirdy, Stephanie Halasz, and Jason Hanna, "Germany: 3 alleged ISIS members arrested in Paris attacks probe," CNN, September 13, 2016; Manuel Bewarder and Florian Flade, "Die geheimen Reisen des BND nach Damaskus," Die Welt, May 29, 2016.
Podriamos dar un sinnumero de ejemplos de obras con un gran valor literario que fueron escritas bajo los efectos de crisis nerviosas, como es el caso de Inferno (1897) y Till Damaskus (Camino de Damasco--1898), del dramaturgo sueco August Strindberg (1849-1912), quien sufrio de esquizofrenia, se sintio perseguido toda su vida y, no obstante, es considerado uno de los mas importantes autores del teatro sueco.
lt;<Nikolaos von Damaskus und die Selbsbiographie des Augustus>>, Grazer Beitrage, 7, 1978, 91-194 (= Id.
and they replied: "Junud Al-Shaam" meaning Soldiers of Damaskus, an extremist group in Syria.
The GDN spoke to poets Marie Silkeberg and Ghayath Almadhoun who collaborated on a collection called Till Damaskus (To Damascus), published in Swedish last month.
The latter two will speak about their joint book entitled Till Damaskus (To Damascus) - a Swedish-Arabic poetry collaboration.
Nur wenige Jahre nach Fontanes Tod greift Husserl genau diese fundamentale Unterscheidung wieder auf--"wieder," insofern als Husserls phanomenologische Beschreibung von Bildbewusstsein zumindest implizit eine Argumentation wiederbelebt, die Johannes von Damaskus, Theodor von Stoudios und der Patriarch Nikephoros im byzantinischen Bilderstreit (726-847) bereits ganz konsequent formuliert hatten.
Die tweede uitsondering is die afbeelding van die ikoon van Die Heilige Johannes van Damaskus wat nie langs sy sonnet voorkom nie, maar wel reg aan die einde van die bundel na die laaste gedig.