Chrysorrhoas

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Chrysorrhoas:

see John of Damascus, SaintJohn of Damascus, Saint,
or Saint John Damascene
, c.675–c.749, Syrian theologian, Father of the Church and Doctor of the Church. He was brought up at the court of the caliph in Damascus, where his father was an official, and he was educated by a Sicilian monk.
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Set up in 2002, the old site of Damascus International Fair occupied an important position in the center of Damascus city extending from Victoria Bridge and the National Museum along Barada River and passing the green squares to reach the Umayyad Square.
The same day, the rebels of Wadi Barada, the valley from which the Barada River gives life to the Syrian capital, blew up a major pipeline that brings drinking water to the Syrian capital, completely cutting off the city's water supply.
In relevant developments in the province on Sunday, the Syrian army troops and the Lebanese Hezbollah fighters crossed the Barada River in Eastern Ghouta and stormed the positions of Faylaq al-Rahman, pushing the terrorist group back from a key village and its surroundings.
Residents and opposition sources said the Israeli warplanes struck elite Syrian troops in the valley of the Barada River that flows through Damascus and on Qasioun Mountain overlooking the capital.
The selection includes "Two Cities and a Prison," Soudade Kaadan's award-winning 2008 short that follows a Syrian experimental theater project on tour through rural Syria; Reem Ali's medium-length "Foam," from 2006, about a Syrian family's struggles with memories of detention; "They Were Here," Ammar al-Beik's eight-minute homage to Damascus' now-deserted steam engine plant and Joude Gorani's 2005 short "Before Vanishing" which looks at the glorious history, and precipitous decline, of the Barada River.
The water level in Barada River Basin in Syria has dropped from 50 meters below ground in 1990 to 200 meters at present, the report said.
Water was plentiful in the city of Damascus, with the Barada River and its tributaries providing ample drinking water most years (except when the winter failed to bring enough rain), as studied in detail by Grehan in chapter one ("City and Environment").
Grehan brings into play the Barada River and the Ghuta gardens, the density of urban space, the ravages of famine, disease, and pests, "the natural and technological speed limits" on movement (37), and, of course, the city's regional and imperial networks.
Two short eastward-flowing rivers drain into these basins: the Barada River flows to Al-Otaibah Lake, and Al-Aouaj River flows to Al-Hijaneh Lake (Fig.
The Barada River, which has fed Damascus for millennia, has been reduced to a trickle, and rationing has been imposed with supplies cut off for 16 hours a day.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian Army troops and the Lebanese Hezbollah fighters crossed the Barada River in Eastern Ghouta and stormed the positions of Faylaq al-Rahman, pushing the terrorist group back from a key village and its surroundings.
The Tourism Day also included an activity for cleaning the stream of Barada River, whichwitnessed a wide popular, official and civil participation,in addition to launching a campaign dubbed "Syria.