by INTECH Open Access Publisher .
Written in English
|Contributions||Diane A. Matar, author|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||1 online resource|
Protected Areas in Selected Arab Countries of the Levant Region (Syria, Lebanon & Jordan): An Evaluation of Management and Recommendations for Improvement. By Brandon P. Anthony and Diane A. Matar. Submitted: June 5th Reviewed: December 1st Published: May 2nd DOI: /Cited by: 1. The Levant (/ l ə ˈ v æ n t /) is an approximate historical geographical term referring to a large area in the Eastern Mediterranean region of Western its narrowest sense, it is equivalent to the historical region of Syria, which included present-day Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Israel, Palestine and most of Turkey south-east of the middle its widest historical sense, the Languages: Levantine Arabic, Hebrew, Aramaic, . The countries that comprise the Levant are Cyprus, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine and Syria. Areas of southern Turkey are also considered part of the Levant. The definition of the Levant and the lands does not have a consistent meaning and varies over time and by source. 1. Protected Areas in Selected Arab Countries of the Levant Region (Syria, Lebanon & Jordan): An Evaluation of Management and Recommendations for Improvement. By Brandon P. Anthony and Diane A. Matar. Open access peer-reviewed. 2. Biochemical Diversity of Wild Carob Tree Populations and Its Economic ValueCited by: 2.
The Levant is a French word. It is the present participle of the French word for to rise "lever," and its use in geography refers to the direction that the sun comes up. The geographic term means "the countries of the east." The east, in this case, means the eastern Mediterranean region, meaning the islands and the adjoining countries. Levant is an imprecisely defined region in the Middle East south of the Taurus Mountains, bounded by the Mediterranean Sea on the west, and by the northern Arabian Desert and Upper Mesopotamia to the east.. Regions . The term Levant is employed to refer to peoples, states, or parts of states in the region, namely: Jordan; Lebanon; Palestinian Territories. A list of protected areas of United Arab Emirates. Abu Dhabi Mangrove and Coastal Wetland Reserve; Ain al Faydah National Park; Al Awir Nature Reserve; Al Sovereign states: Afghanistan, Armenia, . Contents Preface IX Chapter 1 Protected Areas in Selected Arab Countries of the Levant Region (Syria, Lebanon & Jordan): An Evaluation of Management and Recommendations for Improvement 1.
The Levant is the large area in Southwest Asia, south of the Taurus Mountains, bounded by the Mediterranean Sea in the west, the Arabian Desert in the south, and Mesopotamia in the east. It stretches miles north to south from the Taurus Mountains to the Sinai desert, and 70 to miles east to west between the sea and the Arabian desert. The term is also sometimes used to refer to modern. Levant, (from the French lever, “to rise,” as in sunrise, meaning the east), historically, the countries along the eastern Mediterranean shores. Common use of the term is associated with Venetian and other trading ventures and the establishment of commerce with cities such as Tyre and Sidon as a result of the was applied to the coastlands of Asia Minor and Syria, sometimes. The Levant was included different regions throughout history; nowdays, the main usage is for the coast of the Mediterranean, south of Turkey and north of Egypt. This includes the Sinai Peninsula, Israel, the Gaza Strip, the West Bank, the Golan He. The Levant is a term in geography that refers to an area in the Middle East which includes the historic areas of Lebanon, Palestine, Israel and Syria.. The Levant is bounded by the Taurus Mountains to the north, the Mediterranean Sea to the west, the northern Arabian Desert to the south and Upper Mesopotamia to the east.. The word "Levant" entered the English language in the 16th century.