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The library of the Great Omayyad Mosque in Aleppo, the Waqfiyya library goes up in flames

Bearing witness: Alisar Iram The loss of a great library is like an amputation performed on world knowledge and cognition…Alisar I am going to update this posting then reblog it in view of fresh material I was able to collect on the … Continue reading

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