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Leptis Magna, also called Lpqy, Neapolis, Lebida or Lebda , was a prominent city of the Roman Empire. Its ruins are located in Al Khums, Libya, 130 km east of Tripoli, on the coast where the Wadi Lebda meets the sea. The site is one of the most spectacular and unspoiled Roman ruins in the Mediterranean with so few tourists visiting it... © Eric Lafforgue www.ericlafforgue.com
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According to the Quran, the mosque did not imply a religious function; there was no spatial code for the act of individual prayer. Rather, it called for a physical manifestation of the Islamic political ideology inherent in the concept of ummah: the community of the faithful. It was a political apparatus installed in new lands to mobilize, manage, and control territories. […]
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The Acropolis of Athens is an ancient citadel built on a rocky hill overlooking the city of Athens. The Athenian Acropolis is a giant ensemble of buildings, with the Parthenon being the famous one. To this day, only several significant ancient buildings remain of the citadel. Pericles, a famous historical figure, coordinated the construction of the buildings that are considered to be the most important ones, like the Parthenon, the Propylaea, the Erechteion and the Temple of Athena Nike. The…
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Hidden in the heart of the Myanmar jungle is an enchanting wonderland of crumbling temples, Shwe Inn Thein - only accessible to the outside world by a tiny canal.
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