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Jerash – an amazing ancient city in ruins

I have just returned from a ten day visit to Jordan ā€“ a country with an amazing history sandwiched between Syria, Lebanon, Israel, Iraq, Saudi Arabia and Egypt. Over the next few blog posts, Iā€™m going to share the incredible…

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Why the crusaders stormed a Roman temple

It was the height of the crusades in the 12th century AD and the Atabeg (Saracen ruler) of Damascus spotted a building that was ideal to convert into a fortress – the remains of a Roman temple to the goddess…

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