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History Extra podcast

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Middle East history special

February 25th, 2016

Episode 257 of 297 episodes

Kanishk Tharoor and Maryam Maruf, the presenter and producer of the new radio series Museum of Lost Objects, highlight some of the antiquities that have been destroyed during recent conflicts in Iraq and Syria. Meanwhile, we’re joined by historian Tom Asbridge to explore the events of the Third Crusade, which pitted Saladin against Richard the Lionheart

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