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Syria: Ancient City of Palmyra (1978)

Syria: Ancient City of Palmyra (1978)

© UNESCO   Filmschätze aus Köln-vom Rhein-Weltfilmerbe Historic City of Palmyra in filmshots from 1978 in many interesting details. The famous Oasis City features Greco-Roman architecture, as well as much older relics. The city was badly damaged during the current Syrian civil war..In May 2015, the city has been taken by military forces of the totalitarian movement “islamic state”, the […]

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Zenobia (240– c. 274 AD)

Zenobia (240– c. 274 AD)

Zenobia (240– c. 274 AD)   was a 3rd century Syrian queen of the Palmyrene Empire     Queen Zenobia’s Last Look Upon Palmyra, by Herbert Schmalz. Original on exhibit, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide.   Family, ancestry and early life Zenobia was born and raised in Palmyra, Syria. Her Roman name is Iulia Aurelia Zenobia, while her name […]

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