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"ISIS is threatening Palmyra, the Venice of Syria" | History News Network

Another ancient treasure is under threat from ISIS. Once these treasures are gone, they are gone forever! This is sickening!!

History News Network | ISIS is threatening Palmyra, the Venice of Syria.


What is history? Athens vs Athens

In my hometown, when we say “History”, we really mean history, starting from about 5000 BC, ancient sites, Helens, Romans, Persians, Ottomans, and many ancient cities. 429 more words


Huge underground city found in... Turkey

TURKEY — Big news in Turkey today, and so big, scientists don’t know how to describe it.  According to reports,  construction works more than a year and a half ago made quite the discovery — an entire ancient city underneath Turkey spanning more than 5 million sq feet. 84 more words

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How Ancient and Modern Cities Compare (and Why Planners Should Care) (Planetizen)


A new scholarly paper from Santa Fe Institute (SFI) and University of Colorado, University of North Carolina, and University of New Mexico researchers argues that ancient and modern cities can be usefully analyzed from a comparative perspective. 1,601 more words

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The Ancient Ruins of Pergamon & Troy

Monday 9th June

Today we travel from Kuşadası to Çanakkale, or as we know it, Gallipoli, stopping off to see two ancient cities en route: Pergamon and Troy. 716 more words

The Art of Rug Making & Ephesus

Sunday 8th June

Today we do a day trip to Ephesus. It’s the only day I have slept past 8am, indeed I am dead to the world until 10am by which time breakfast has finished.   866 more words