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New Yorker: Comment

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A weekly reading of the magazine's "Comment" essay.

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Homage to Zenobia

July 13th, 2015

Episode 348 of 410 episodes

In “Homage to Zenobia,” Lawrence Wright reflects on ISIS’s conquest of Palmyra, a Syrian town once ruled by a strong-willed queen.

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