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Modern war ancient heritage in syria

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Social Studies High School Medium ELL

Damage to Ancient Religious and Cultural Sites during War in Syria

This Public Radio Story describes the great importance of Syria’s ancient cultural heritage sites, for Christians, Jews, Muslims, and people of many other national and ethnic identities. Unfortunately, these sites are under attack as Syria’s civil war rages on.

Ancient Civilization World History II Religion Ancient Middle East Middle East Culture

Story Length: 5:40

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AIR DATE: 08/24/2012

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