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A Metropolis Protected by Sand: Archaeological site of Leptis Magna


Language: English

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.


on this subject: WHC documentation about this site


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Place/region: Leptis Magna, Libya, North Africa, Middle East
Series: NHK World Heritage 100
Type: Documentary
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Publisher: NHK; UNESCO TV
Coproducer/sponsor: UNESCO WHC
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Rights: NHK; UNESCO TV
 

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Original: Video.WMV
Location: EV only
UMVS reference: AVFONDS-NHK-183
Source ref.: 183
Rights holder: NHK Japan Broadcasting Corporation