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Homeland & Heritage

Cherish what we have inherited. Celebrate it. And protect it for our children and their children.

DR SOUAD SLIM: REWRITING HISTORY

A research historian and a modernist in the methodical field. Dr Souad Slim was the first person to introduce the serial and quantitative history method to the history of Lebanon. The serial and quantitative history...

From Beirut with Houb

Maya Nassar will take you on a journey along the streets of Beirut where you will explore the Lebanese lexicon. The other day, while walking down a popular street in the capital, I encountered the...

Did Our Ancestors Iron Their Clothes?

Would anyone nowadays wear unironed clothes? Our outfits are tidily washed, dried, ironed and well organized in the closet. What about out ancestors? Does anyone imagine our ancient ancestors wearing their clothes - embroidered, dyed...

Weavers in Arsal Shine in the Spotlight: Nivine Maktabi’s Project Empowers Female Artisans

When there is a will, there’s a way – the familiar saying carries special weight when one talks about weavers in Arsal. In a part of the country that has been in the middle...

HOME Visits: The Rich Legacy of Ghazir

  The narrow and jagged coastline of Lebanon, rising from small fishing villages up steep, green mountains, has given Lebanon its special character. It has attracted settlers, refugees and conquerors through the ages – and...