Recycling Heritage

  Were in not for the caves dug in the living rock in prehistoric times and  were it not for  the graves and tombs of their ancestors and bygone civilizations, many more homeless, uprooted Syrians would have died during their flight from the elements and the engines of doom doggedly pursuing them. The forgotten Dead Cities of Syria are alive with refugees and children even as I write now.

Prehistoric men dug their caves high in the hills and mountains to escape animals and the forces of nature. Contemporary Syrians seek refuge in the same caves in order to escape much more ruthless predictors who defile the earth and tear the heavens.

The mercy and compassion of graves and ancestral tombs

Image, courtesy of  ‎Protect Syrian Archaeology حماية الآثار السوري

      

Image source: Facebook

About alisariram

I am an artist, a writer and a researcher. I know Arabic and English . I am interested in music and art of every description. I like to describe myself as the embodiment of a harmonious marriage between two cultures which I value and treasure.
This entry was posted in Images, Syria, Syrian Archaeology and antiquities, Syrian Heritage and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s