In nearly every state there still existed, as survivals of the old days, laws forbidding the union of different political associations with one another, and all unions or associations of working men which followed political, socialistic or communispic ends.
Greek and Saracen were both becoming survivals in an island which was but one of the many kingdoms of its king.
By the end of it, any traces of heathen faith, and even of Scandinavian speech, must have been mere survivals.
The Ansarieh, for instance, and no doubt the Druses also, were originally survivals of the Syrian population.
The last survivals of Aramaic are to be sought in certain remote villages of Anti-Lebanon, and in the Syriac known to the clergy.