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Greek Australian Dialogue Series- Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis reveals three strategic goals for Athens

Greek City Times 23 Apr 2021
Athens is one of the great cities of the world ... Athens is one of the oldest cities of the world, a cradle of Western civilisation and the birthplace of democracy. Its rich heritage is evident in its ancient monuments and works of art including one of the world’s greatest cultural monument, the Parthenon,” Mr Christos Karras ... Advertisment.
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Buddhist hymns echo in ancient monastery near Taxila after years

Dawn 22 Apr 2021
Pakistan is home to an ancient Buddhist civilisation that remained hidden from the eyes of the world over the years ... “The sites in Taxila are well-preserved and are one of the largest ancient monasteries in the world,” a member of the Sri Lankan delegation said, adding.
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Syria: Displaced engineer turns forgotten cave into heritage museum

Ruptly 22 Apr 2021
A displaced engineer turned an abandoned cave in Idlib into a heritage museum highlighting the achievements of ancient civilisations ... ancient civilisations.
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Secrets of the Whales: Is the House of Mouse taking the mickey?

The Irish Times 22 Apr 2021
Having taken on Netflix, Disney+ is now coming for David Attenborough ... (Later instalments focus on humpback whales, beluga whales and the narwhal, and sperm whales.) And its narrator, Sigourney Weaver, leaves us in little doubt that we are to think of these huge creatures not as ruthless alpha predators but as custodians of an ancient civilisation ... .
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Nero was NOT a mad tyrant who burnt Rome to the ground: British Museum exhibition ...

The Daily Mail 22 Apr 2021
He's the emperor infamous for 'fiddling' while Rome burned to the ground ... Nero. the man behind the myth, will also reveal how he was the first Roman Emperor to act on stage and was in fact 'widely admired' by the civilisation's citizens. Thorsten Opper, an Ancient Rome curator for the British Museum, said ... Director Hartwig Fischer added. 'Nero ... Pictured.
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Sri Lankan monks in Pakistan to visit Buddhist heritage sites

Gulf News 21 Apr 2021
... visit to ancient Gandhara archaeological sites ... Home to ancient Buddhist civilisation. Pakistan is home to the ancient Buddhist civilisation, which had long remained hidden from the eyes of the world, said Dr Walpole Piyananda, the president of Dharma Vijaya Buddhist Vihara, USA.
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Pak, SL agree to constitute working group to promote Buddhist tourism

Urdu Point 21 Apr 2021
Pakistan and Sri Lanka on Wednesday agreed to constitute a working group to develop and promote Buddhist religious sites tourism in Pakistan ... Pakistan is home to the ancient Buddhist civilisation which has remained hidden from the eyes of the world over the years ....
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‘Hindutva is not the same as Hinduism’

Frontline 20 Apr 2021
She is best known for her outstanding contributions to research on ancient Indian history ... Romila Thapar’s research has been part of the transition from treating ancient Indian history as Indology to approaching it as a social science ... Texts, Readings, Histories, Kali for Women, From Lineage to State, Ancient Indian Social History.
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Thinking Anew – ‘Peace be with you’

The Irish Times 17 Apr 2021
“How cruel it is that this country, the cradle of civilisation, should have been afflicted by so barbarous a blow, with ancient places of worship destroyed and many thousands of people – Muslims, Christians, Yazidis and others – forcibly displaced or killed.”.
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Libya: In its quest for normalcy, Tripoli renovates its old town

The North Africa Journal 16 Apr 2021
The din of pick axes stops suddenly, however, as calls to prayer echo around the ancient buildings ... Built by the Phoenicians in the 7th century BC, Tripoli’s Old City has passed from civilisation to civilisation, notably the ancient Greeks, Romans and the Ottoman empire ... Ṭrables, from Ancient Greek. Τρίπολις Trípolis, from Ancient Greek.
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Abu Simbel temple, Luxor, Egypt
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The discovery of a lost city offers vital clues about the mysteries of Ancient Egypt

Alternet 15 Apr 2021
Instead, hidden under the sands for almost three and a half millennia, they found the Dazzling Aten, believed to be the largest city discovered in Egypt and, importantly, dated to the height of Egyptian civilisation ... Ancient Egypt has been called the “civilisation without cities".
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Libyan capital's neglected Old City gets facelift

Urdu Point 15 Apr 2021
The din of pick axes stops suddenly, however, as calls to prayer echo around the ancient buildings ... Built by the Phoenicians in the 7th century BC, Tripoli's Old City has passed from civilisation to civilisation, notably the ancient Greeks, Romans and the Ottoman empire ... But others look to a brighter future ... "It was about time!" ....
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Tripoli’s Old City gets facelift as country seeks recovery

The Arab Weekly 15 Apr 2021
The din of pick axes stops suddenly, however, as calls to prayer echo around the ancient buildings ...Brighter future — ... Built by the Phoenicians in the 7th century BC, Tripoli’s Old City has passed from civilisation to civilisation, notably the ancient Greeks, Romans and the Ottoman empire ... (AFP) ... But others look to a brighter future ... .
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Libya's neglected Old City of Tripoli having 'soul revived'

The New Arab 15 Apr 2021
The din of pick axes stops suddenly, however, as calls to prayer echo around the ancient buildings ... 'Revive the soul' ... Built by the Phoenicians in the 7th century BC, Tripoli's Old City has passed from civilisation to civilisation, notably the ancient Greeks, Romans and the Ottoman empire ... Read more. Gaddafi's coup 50 years on ... 'Everyone counts' ... ....
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The discovery of the lost city of 'the Dazzling Aten' will offer vital clues about ...

Raw Story 14 Apr 2021
Instead, hidden under the sands for almost three and a half millennia, they found the Dazzling Aten, believed to be the largest city discovered in Egypt and, importantly, dated to the height of Egyptian civilisation ... Ancient Egypt has been called the “civilisation without cities".
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