National Geographic : 1933 Dec
WOMEN WORK-MEN PASS THE TIME In a "beehive" village near Aleppo the gate is the social center as of yore. Ages have brought little change in these queerly constructed communities (see, also, illustrations on pages 651, upper, and 652, lower). Photographs by Maynard Owen Williams SCHOOL KEEPS WHERE ONCE THE TEMPLARS STOOD GUARD A class in reading and aMoslem khodja (teacher) are quite willing tobe photographed by a modernChristian inTartous, the Tortosa ofthe Templars, on the Syrian coast. Theogival gate ispart oftheir stronghold.