Trivia Tuesday: The oldest city in the world

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  Damascus (or Dimashq, in Arabic) in Syria is thought to be the oldest city in the world, settled as long ago as 8,000 BC.

Maaloula, Syria – The City of Ancient Aramaic

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Maaloula, Syria – The City of Ancient Aramaic By Verity Twydale Tucked away in the cleft of a mountain in the middle of the Syrian countryside lies a tiny Christian village. Admittedly, it’s an odd place to have a Christian village. Syria is a country that’s often mistakenly known for it’s antipathy towards anyone and […]