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A Metropolis Protected by Sand: Archaeological site of Leptis Magna. ©NHK 1982
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A Metropolis Protected by Sand: Archaeological site of Leptis Magna

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Leptis Magna was enlarged and embellished by Septimius Severus, who was born there and later became emperor. It was one of the most beautiful cities of the Roman Empire, with its imposing public monuments, harbour, market-place, storehouses, shops and residential districts.

Place/country: Libya
Series: NHK World Heritage 100
Type: Documentary
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Credits: NHK, publisher. UNESCO WHC, producer UNESCO TV, producer ;

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