The roman ruins of Sabratha in northwestern Libya (by dario lorenzetti).

UNESCO World Heritage Site, Sabratha, Libya. As a Phoenician trading-post, Sabratha was an outlet for the products of the African hinterland. Rebuilt by the Romans in the and centuries A.

A great place for swimming, rabbit Island, north ‎#Lebanon من أحلى أماكن السباحة، جزيرة الأرانب، شمال لبنان

A great place for swimming, rabbit Island, north ‎ من أحلى أماكن…

Check out this view form Byblos  شوفو هالمنظر من جبيل  Photo by Nicolas Karim

Check out this view form Byblos شوفو هالمنظر من جبيل Photo by Nicolas Karim

Last time I was in Tripoli I stayed at the Rixos Al Nasr. All I had to read was Gaddafi’s Green Book but I could only take so much of the dictator’s thoughts on women breastfeeding, the rapacity of sporting clubs as a social instrument, the coercive tyranny of nursery school, the expressive rights of the insane, and of course the why “the black race will prevail,” so I asked the woman at the front desk if she had any books.

The Green Book - by Muammar al-Qaddafi (full audio rendition)

Trajan’s column, marble.  Rome, Italy.    113 A.D.    Commemorating Roman emperor Trajan’s victory in the Dacian Wars, completed in 113 AD.

Trajan’s marble column goes back to 113 A. in Rome. This column was built to commemorate the Roman emperor Trajan’s victory in the Dacian Wars. I like the spiral going around the column splitting the images up.

Volubilis

The ruins of the Phoenician and Roman city of Volubilis, an archaeological site in Morocco situated near Meknes. Volubilis features the best preserved Roman ruins in this part of northern Africa. In 1997 the site was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site

Roman ruins in Libya

Leptis Magna arch of septimius severus- Not only is it awesome, but it is named Severus!

Ock statue of Dacian King Decebal on the Danube River, Romania

Rock sculpture -m high) of King Decebalus, the last king of the Dacians, Located on an outcrop on the Danube at the Iron Gates, which form the border between Romania & Serbia. Tallest rock sculpture in Europe.

The Lion Monument At Lucerne, Switzerland.

The Lion Monument is a sculpture in Lucerne, Switzerland. It commemorates the Swiss Guards who were massacred in 1792 during the French Revolution, when revolutionaries stormed the Tuileries Palace in Paris, France.

The Ruins of Old Nor. Nor was once a successful and large city. No one knows what happened to cause its citizens to abandon it. Centuries later, a small village was built farther south and named after the mysterious city.

The Ruins of Old Nor. Nor was once a successful & large city. No one knows what happened to cause its citizens to abandon it. Centuries later, a small village was built farther south & named after the mysterious city^

Flatiron Building during construction in 1902, New York, N.Y., photographed by the Detroit Publishing Company on 8x10 glass plate negative.

FlatIron Building Under Construction, New York, N.Y., 1902

Flatiron Building during construction in New York, N., photographed by the Detroit Publishing Company on glass plate negative.

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