Remembering Roman Syria : valuing Tadmor-Palmyra, from ‘discovery’ to destruction. / Baird, Jennifer; Kamash, Zena.

In: Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies, Vol. 62, No. 1, 25.06.2019, p. 1-29.

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Remembering Roman Syria : valuing Tadmor-Palmyra, from ‘discovery’ to destruction. / Baird, Jennifer; Kamash, Zena.

In: Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies, Vol. 62, No. 1, 25.06.2019, p. 1-29.

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Baird, J & Kamash, Z 2019, 'Remembering Roman Syria: valuing Tadmor-Palmyra, from ‘discovery’ to destruction', Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies, vol. 62, no. 1, pp. 1-29. https://doi.org/10.1111/2041-5370.12090

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Baird, Jennifer ; Kamash, Zena. / Remembering Roman Syria : valuing Tadmor-Palmyra, from ‘discovery’ to destruction. In: Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies. 2019 ; Vol. 62, No. 1. pp. 1-29.

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