(Died in 1923 AD = 1341 AH)
Edward Elias was a Greek Orthodox Syrian writer and voyager. He was born and raised in Syria, from where he immigrated to Egypt. He worked as a government employee and was later assigned the position of Inspector to the Ministry of Interior. He travelled to Europe and the Americas, documenting his journey and the history of the countries he visited. Among his remnants are “Scenes from Europe and America” and “Scenes from Kingdoms,” printed in 1910, where he described Europe, the United States of America, Tunisia, Algeria, the Balkans (Romania, Serbia, Bulgaria and Greece), Syria and Lebanon.