Why ISIS Killed an Antiquities Scholar

temple to BAAL -- gone.ancient tombs in palmyra  -- goneFor a half-century, Khaled Asaad devoted his life to the antiquities of Palmyra, a UNESCO Heritage site located northeast of the Syrian capital, Damascus. A scholar of Aramaic, Asaad wrote extensively about pre-Islamic life in Syria and was a fixture of international archaeological conferences. Unfortunately,  the … Continue reading Why ISIS Killed an Antiquities Scholar