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A Melting Pot at the Intersection of Empires for Five Centuries

A Melting Pot at the Intersection of Empires for Five Centuries

  By JOHN NOBLE WILFORD Published: December 19, 2011 In its time and place, the ancient city of Dura-Europos had much in common with today’s most cosmopolitan urban landscapes. Religious, linguistic and cultural diversity characterized much of the city’s life for more than 500 years, starting at the outset of the third century B.C. in what is now Syria. Greek, […]

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