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Oriental Institute looks at destruction of artifacts in Iraq by WBEZ's Morning Shift

According to the Iraqi government, so-called Islamic State fighters have looted, bulldozed, and otherwise destroyed the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud, a place filled with archaeological and cultural treasures. The…

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The Modern Art Notes Podcast: Caravaggio; Alsoudani by WadsworthAtheneum

…A Life” is considered one of the best and most important of the many Caravaggio biographies. The second segment features Ahmed Alsoudani, an Iraqi-American painter whose work is on view…

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Ancient Near East

The ancient Near East was the home of early civilizations within a region roughly corresponding to the modern Middle East: Mesopotamia (modern Iraq, southeast Turkey, southwest Iran, northeastern Syria and…

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PREVIEW |Immagini dalla Terra Inquieta. Incontro con Massimiliano Gioni

…cui Albania, Algeria, Bangladesh, Egitto, Ghana, Iraq, Libano, Marocco, Siria e Turchia – e con un allestimento che si estende all’interno della galleria al piano terra della Triennale per proseguire…

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Dec. 17: Mark Rothko at PDX Art Museum, Nu Shooz, A Stripper's Opera, Imago's 'La Belle' by OPB's State of Wonder

…Music in a Time of War – 26:21 In the new book, “My Music, My War: The Listening Habits of U.S. Troops in Iraq and Afghanistan,” UO English professor Lisa…

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Dissent Is Patriotic, 2004

Sign from the 2004 NYC RNC convention protest. “Dissent is Patriotic” protest signs in a protest of the United States Iraq War….

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Politics in Modern Arab Art by LSE Middle East Centre

…iconic artworks of the 20th century in the Arab world. From the Baathist regimes of Syria and Iraq to Egypt’s pan-Arabism under Gamal Abdel Nasser, paintings and sculptures in addition…

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Assyrian sculpture

Assyrian sculpture is the sculpture of the ancient Assyrian states, especially the Neo-Assyrian Empire of 911 to 612 BC, which ruled modern Iraq, Syria, and much of Iran. It forms…

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Ancient Warfare׃ Assyrian Empire Best Documentary HD 2017

…Assyria become a major centre of Syriac Christianity and the birthplace of the Church of the East.[4] Centered on the Tigris in Upper Mesopotamia (modern northern Iraq, northeastern Syria, southeastern…

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Mesopotamia by Ancient History Encyclopedia

…Mountains and in the southeast by the Arabian Plateau, corresponding to today’s Iraq, mostly, but also parts of modern-day Iran, Syria and Turkey. The ‘two rivers’ of the name referred…

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