Syria’s recent history of civil war and interference from outside powers with the disastrous consequences for its historic monuments is nothing new. Tom Duncan’s lecture will seek to look at a selection of its historic treasures seen against the rise of famous Empires and the three religions ‘of the book’: Judaism, Christianity and Islam. The fabulous city of Palmyra, fine early Christian monasteries, the great Umayyad Mosque in Damascus and Crusader castles, such as Crac des Chevaliers, will all be featured.
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