The role of Folklore in the Syrian cultural identity
"#Syrians need to preserve their #cultural #heritage to the point of considering it a sacred trust handed down by their ancestors, writes Dr. George Tuma
Ugaritic: One of the world’s first alphabets originated in Syria
#Ugaritic alphabet appeared in the city of #Ugarit (currently known as #RasShamra and #RasIbnHani) on the northern coast of #Syria
Orontes River: Syrian civilization in a watercolor portrait
The #Orontes inspired artists over the centuries and presented humanity with magnificent mosaics indicative of the extent of wealth
Another Assad victim: Syria’s heritage
"[...] the existing authority in #Syria contributed to the looting of tangible heritage, and smuggled a large part of it," writes Dr. TAHHAN
The Syrian Miraculous Man of God
Do you know who the Syrian Miraculous Man of God is?
Saad Fansa: A Syrian writer, photographer and excavator
"I could NOT accept the killing of innocent people and demonstrators demanding [...] a better life," says #SaadFansa to #SYRIAWISE
Apamea and Salamiyah: A legendary love story
"It is a story about a Syrian Princess’ love for her city, and a Syrian Prince’s noble and legendary love for her."
Syrian collective memory as a way of resurrection
"Syrians have appropriately formulated their collective memory in accordance with the chronological timeline of historical events," writes Dr Tuma