Friday, August 20, 2021

Interview with Khaled al-Asaad's son

BIBLE HISTORY DAILY: Return to Palmyra. An interview with heroic Khaled al-Asaad's son about his father's legacy, and the importance of the ruins and museum collection at Palmyra that al-Assad died protecting.

For more on Khaled al-Asaad and his heroic, fatal resistance to ISIS, see here and links.

More on the Getty's Palmyra exhibition is here and here.

For many posts on the ancient metropolis of Palmyra, its history and archaeology, the Aramaic dialect once spoken there (Palmyrene), and the city's tragic reversals of fortune, now trending for the better, start here and follow the links. Cross-file under Palmyra Watch.

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