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Publicado4 Fev 2013

Etiquetas mali Manuscritos Timbuktu

O destino dos Manuscritos do Timbuktu, numa guerra em quer a cultura tem um valor importante para ambos os lados

"But many volumes may have escaped destruction by being hidden from fundamentalist forces that seized the north last year. The militants launched a campaign to eradicate historic vestiges of a medieval Muslim civilization that they deemed un-Islamic. (...)

National Geographic News quoted Sidi Ahmed, a reporter who fled Timbuktu during its occupation, as saying: “The people here have long memories. They are used to hiding their manuscripts. They go into the desert and bury them until it is safe.”

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