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Palmyra, eternal city
jeudi 26 janvier 2017
From the top of a hill, having turned off the road leading from Damascus, Palmyra emerges amongst its verdant palm groves. It appears like a mirage after the long journey across the Syrian desert.

As a trading post and brilliant cultural melting pot, it joined the Roman province of Syria in the 1st century BCE. It became an...

  • Cultural heritage