THE ABSURD TIMES — STILL

Palmyra Falls: ISIS Reportedly Blows Up Ancient Temple of Baalshamin

Posted in Uncategorized by @honestcharlie on August 25, 2015

This puts it very well.

JONATHAN TURLEY

220px-Temple_of_Baal-Shamin,_Palmyra We have been following the disgusting acts of the Islamic State in wiping out any culture, art, or education not directly advancing Islam. The Muslim extremists have bulldozed or dynamited ancient church and temples as well as museums under its twisted view of Islam. Now one of the greatest jewels of ancient Syria reportedly has called, at least in part. Reports state that ISIS has blown up the famed Baalshamin Temple at Syria’s ancient ruins of Palmyra. The 2,000-year-old Roman-era city was also the site of the beheading of one of the world’s leading archeologists.

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