CHESTER, Greville John. Notes on Ruad (Aradus) and adjacent Places in Northern Syria. London, Palestine Exploration Fund, October, 1875.
8co. Original illustrated wrappers; pp. 219-227; contained in one issue of the fund's Quarterly Statement; wrappers a little dusty, otherwise very good.
Not much has been written about Syria's only inhabited Mediterranean island, Arwad. This island is now the playground of the elite of the Assad regime. Strabo wrote that the island he called Arados was founded by exiles from the Phoenician city-state of Sidon.