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The last sub-thread of this 4th roll is about the destruction of the site of Babisqa.
#ancient #Syria #ruins
The expedition of Butler, in the early XX C., mapped the settlement of Babisqa, located near #Aleppo, and N of Mout #Barisha. The archaeological settlement, dated from the II C. B.C. is very close to the Turkish border.

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Originally Babisqa settlement extended for ±7.75 ha, at the heart of which lied the central square, with a sort of Agora used until the 5th-6th C. AD.
The ruins included the last Byzantine basilica of Syria, St. Sergius.
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