HiJack thanks a lot for your explanation about name Obeida. Ithink I'm so like you , I'm not historian and anything about, but I like it , ethnology and genealogy. well about me I'mgraduate in Shipping and port administration andI work with MEDITERRANEAN SHIPPING COMPANY agentsin colombia. so if you want to write me send email to firstname.lastname@example.org yesterday aIwas reading about Damascus history is very interesting Ididn't know Damascus is the oldest city in the world. I want toknow , the Turks dominated there for centuries, andIthink probably there are Turkish community,or turks descedants arabized ok my questions in Turkish times is possible to find marriages between arabs and turks?