Ancient City of Damascus (UNESCO/NHK)

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James Blake Wiener
by UNESCO TV NHK Nippon Hoso Kyokai
published on 27 July 2018

Founded in the 3rd millennium B.C., Damascus, Syria is one of the oldest cities in the Middle East. In the Middle Ages, it was the centre of a flourishing craft industry, specializing in swords and lace. The city has some 125 monuments from different periods of its history — one of the most spectacular is the 8th-century Great Mosque of the Umayyads, built on the site of an Assyrian sanctuary.

Source: UNESCO TV / © NHK Nippon Hoso Kyokai
URL: http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/20/

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Kyokai, U. T. N. N. H. (2018, July 27). Ancient City of Damascus (UNESCO/NHK). World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/1428/ancient-city-of-damascus-unesconhk/

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