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Sunday, December 16, 2018
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Homeland & Heritage

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

“The Greatest Communicator”: Anthony Shadid’s Archives Come HOME to AUB

The Anthony Shadid Archives at the American University of Beirut are creating research and learning opportunities that promise to influence the next generation of foreign correspondents. Below the American University of Beirut’s (AUB) Jefet Library,...

Roman Temples of Mount Hermon

Photos by: Georges Jabbour Jabal el Sheikh, the “Mountain of the Chief,” the highest summit of the Anti-Lebanon range, majestically rises on the extreme southeastern border of Lebanon. Its summit reaches 2.814 meters (9.232 ft)...

Storing Cosmetics 2nd Century B.C. Style: Bronze-Age Makeup Box is a National Museum Treasure

Illustration created exclusively for HOME by Aya Karout. Could you help me, please? I’m looking for my cosmetic box, and I can’t seem to find it. My pyxis (ancient Greek for a container or vessel)...

Tripoli’s Zambo Festival

Photos by: Houda Houbeish Young men move rapidly in every direction, their chests bare, their bodies tinted black and gold. African hair wigs, crowns, feathers or hats adorn their heads. An occasional guerilla or monster...

Not Just a Selfie Backdrop! Exploring Beirut with Walking Tours

In 17th century Europe, young, affluent, educated men would pack their trunks of Oxford shoes and tweed jackets, and go on a grand tour of the continent. They would travel for a year or...