Assignment #29_ Palmyra - Hakim Anthony AHIS 1 Professor Simmons Assignment#29 Palmyra 1 Why was Palmyra an important city for the Roman Empire

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Hakim, Anthony AHIS 1 Professor Simmons 11/18/19 Assignment #29: Palmyra 1. Why was Palmyra an important city for the Roman Empire? Palmyra was an important city for the Roman Empire because it was located on the edge of the dessert caravan route between the Roman Empire and Asia. 2. Why is ancient history important for the identity of contemporary people? Ancient history is important for the identity of contemporary people because it had lots of history of important subjects at that time. 3. How was ISIS involved in the looting of Palmyra's artifacts? ISIS involved in the looting of Palmyra's artifacts by stealing these precious artifacts. These artifacts were said to be a significant source of income for the Isis group.

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