Letter #41, 2016: Concert in Palmyra – Inside The Vatican

May 5, 2016, Thursday — A Russian Concert in Palmyra, Syria, Contains a Message to the West The Diplomacy of Music As I write this, a renowned Russian conductor is conducting an orchestral concert called “Prayer for Palmyra: Music Revives Ancient Ruins” in the ruins of the ancient desert city of Palmyra in war-torn Syria. […] Read more here:

Source: Letter #41, 2016: Concert in Palmyra – Inside The Vatican

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  1. The Temple of Baal or Bel (Arabic: معبد بل‎), was an ancient temple located in Palmyra, Syria. The temple, consecrated to the Mesopotamian god Bel, worshipped at Palmyra in triad with the lunar god Aglibol and the sun god Yarhibol, formed the center of religious life in Palmyra and was dedicated in 32 AD. Its ruins were considered among the best preserved at Palmyra,[3] until they were further destroyed by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria in August 2015.[4] The arched main entrance into the temple is still intact.

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