Film, Video The Ancient City of Tyre: Symposium

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Title
The Ancient City of Tyre: Symposium
Summary
This symposium explores on the ancient city of Tyre, founded in 2750 B.C. by the Phoenicians, who created an alphabet and the first democracy in the world with a parliament and senate elected directly by the citizens. Tyre is the legendary birthplace of Europa, the daughter of the King of Tyre, the namesake of Europe. The city and the civilization was left in ruins by Alexander the Great who went to war against the Tyreans.
Event Date
June 03, 2015
Related Resources
African & Middle Eastern Division: https://www.loc.gov/rr/amed/
Running Time
4 hours 17 minutes 49 seconds
Online Format
video
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