Tuesday, August 9, 2011

IRAQ - Hatra

"A large fortified city under the influence of the Parthian Empire and capital of the first Arab Kingdom, Hatra withstood invasions by the Romans in A.D. 116 and 198 thanks to its high, thick walls reinforced by towers. The remains of the city, especially the temples where Hellenistic and Roman architecture blend with Eastern decorative features, attest to the greatness of its civilization." -

Thank you so much Milad for sending my very first UNESCO card from your country!
This will be treasured. =)

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