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Palmyra

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Palmyra before the destruction of ISIL 🇸🇾 Syria

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Palmyra: the modern destruction of an ancient city

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Raw: Palmyra Archaeological Site Damaged Again

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Ruins of Palmyra and Baalbek (1938)

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Site of Palmyra (UNESCO/NHK)

Palmyra is an ancient Semitic city in present-day Homs Governorate, Syria. Archaeological finds date back to the Neolithic period, and documents first mention the city in the early second millennium BC. Palmyra changed hands on a number of occasions between different empires before becoming a subject of the Roman Empire in the first century AD.
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