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Tripoli, Libya in Africa

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Theatre, Sabratha, Libya Featured Tripoli Print

Theatre, Sabratha, Libya

The Roman Theatre of Sabratha in Libya. The magnificent late 3rd century theatre, that retains its three-storey architectural backdrop. This view of the empty theatre is from the top row of seating looking towards the stage and backdrop. In the background is the Mediterranean Sea and a clear blue sky. Sabratha, in the Zawia district in the northwestern of Libya, was the westernmost of the three cities of Tripolis. It lies on the Mediterranean coast about 65km (40 miles) west of Tripoli (ancient Oea). The archaeological site was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1982.Sabratha's port was established, perhaps about 500 BC, as a Phoenician trading-post that served as a coastal outlet for the products of the African hinterland. Sabratha became part of the short-lived Numidian Kingdom of Massinissa before being Romanized and rebuilt in the 2nd and 3rd centuries AD. The Emperor Septimus Severus was born nearby in Leptis Magna, and Sabratha reached its monumental peak during the rule of the Severans. The city was badly damaged by earthquakes during the 4th century, particularly the quake of AD 365. It was rebuilt on a more modest scale by Byzantine governors. Within a hundred years of the Arab conquest of the maghreb, trade had shifted to other ports and Sabratha dwindled to a village

Suk el Turk - Tripoli, Libya Featured Tripoli Print

Suk el Turk - Tripoli, Libya

Myanmar - Women of the Akha Tribe in traditional headdresses. Speakers of Tai languages in Myanmar and Thailand refer to them as "gaw" or "ekaw" (ikaw/ikho), terms which the Akha view as derogatory (this card describes them as 'Kaw'). Akha women define their age or marital status with the style of headdress worn. Headdresses are decorated by their owner and each is unique withsilver coins, monkey fur, and dyed chicken feathers being just a few of the things that might decorate the headdress, each of which differ by subgroup. Date: circa 1920s

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection

The Kings Palace, Tripoli, Libya Featured Tripoli Print

The Kings Palace, Tripoli, Libya

The King's Palace (Palazzo Reale), Tripoli, Libya. The rather nice stamp features King Idris of Libya (1889-1983), who reigned from 1951 until he was deposed in a 1969 coup d'etat by army officers led by Muammar Gaddafi. Date: circa 1930s

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection

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