Islamic State’s Destruction of Cultural Heritage and its Impact on Classical Studies

By Daniel Brady In recent years, Islamic State have gained increased notoriety for abhorrent acts across the globe. More recently, a focus has emerged in regards to the deliberate destruction and theft of cultural heritage across Iraq, Syria and, in parts, Libya. Whilst recording these acts is difficult due to their occurrence within IS controlled areas, it is believed more than than 100 churches, monasteries and … Continue reading Islamic State’s Destruction of Cultural Heritage and its Impact on Classical Studies