Cultural heritage is everything inherited and reflects the identity of peoples, their history, customs and traditions, and it is one of the things that must be respected by all people regardless of their religious backgrounds.

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Climate change in the general sense is a change in the Earth’s normal climate (decreased rainfall, increased temperatures) due to human activities, the planet’s balance has been disrupted and the planet faces the direct threat of losing its sustainability, which will affect life.

Cultural heritage is exposed to thousands of dangers that threaten its existence, which are natural and human risks, and it is the most dangerous threat to it.

Roman ruins with a prophet, by Giovanni Pannini, 1751.

Is the human race the most threat to heritage?


Since their existence on Earth, humans have made many of the foods that you can find on Earth, their existence and their heritage.
This indicates that the reason for the high degrees of wars and their ancient causes. It's time for warplanes, missiles and cannons. Unfortunately, the resulting wars amounted to thousands of archaeological buildings and monuments, in addition to priceless cultural treasures and riches.

The Great Mosque of Aleppo, Syria

Famous cultural sites in Europe were destroyed, World War II. The Royal Opera House in Valletta, Malta, was destroyed by the Nazis and the Luftwaffe in 1942. When the United States had the first bomb on Hiroshima, Japan in 1945, it destroyed an industrial hall in the prefecture.

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The fact that these sites were published in the process of dissemination of information. In 1977 Geneva International began in Geneva, Geneva International Organization Publications, 1949.

Some heritage places for parking lots for destruction

  • Dubrovnik Old Town, Croatia

Dating back to the nineteenth century, in the nineteenth century, in the nineteenth century, in 1979 the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) designated Dubrovnik's "Old Town" or "Old Town" as a World Heritage Site, the city was destroyed during Yugoslav wars during the Siege of Dubrovnik in 1991 and 1992 More than two-thirds of the old city's buildings were hit by missiles and three were destroyed by fire In 2005 the International Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia sentenced former Yugoslav leader Pavli Strogar to eight years in prison for war crimes Historic sites in Dubrovnik.

Dubrovnik Old Town, Croatia
  • Vijećnica (City Hall) in Sarajevo, Bosnia

Sarajevo's Old Town Hall, or Vjénica, dates back to the 1890s, its architecture was inspired by Islamic styles, particularly the muddled architecture that flourished in Cairo, Egypt, 13th and 16th centuries, transformed the city into the National Library 1949, Siege of Sarajevo in In 1992, the Vijnica River burned, destroying about two million city volumes on the Vijnica Reform, which reopened to the public in 2014.

Vijećnica (City Hall) in Sarajevo, Bosnia
  • Buddha statues in Bamiyan, Afghanistan

Representation of Buddhas in Bamiyan, Chinese traveler Xuanzang recorded tens of thousands of monks frozen in 629 next to the sculptures in 2001, however, in 2001, Taliban statues of Buddhas, disbanding the demolition, came in response to a directive issued by the spiritual leader of Afghanistan Mullah Muhammad Omar demanding the removal of Pagan carvings.

Buddha statues in Bamiyan, Afghanistan
  • The Great Mosque of Aleppo, Syria

The Great Mosque of Aleppo was built between the seventh and thirteenth centuries. , said to contain the remains of the Prophet Zakaria, the Baptist, the largest of the mosques, within the walls of the old city, the minaret of the Great Mosque, a tall tower that urges his callers to daily prayer, was built in the eleventh century, however, the civil war was destroyed in the Syrian civil war, Assad threw the Assad regime into the war.

The Great Mosque of Aleppo, Syria
  • The gates of Nineveh, Iraq

Nineveh is an ancient Assyrian city whose history goes back to the ancient century BC. Historically, the city was fortified with walls and many gates, the Adad Gate and the Mishki Gate, Jamil in the name of "God's Gate", were among the most important gates, from his war, lands, twenty, twenty, twenty, twenty, Eshqi, Islamic, demolish, these two gates in the year 2016.

The gates of Nineveh, Iraq

This cultural heritage is not only through random wars, but also through a variety of other deliberate acts; These risks are manifested in a lack of planning, a lack of military awareness, and accidental damage, not to mention deliberate targeting, looting, deliberate reuse of sites, neglected housing, and a lack of development; This cultural heritage is what makes us human beings resentful in our sense of belonging; And that this heritage is sometimes used as a wet blanket. As a result, the use of cultural heritage to explain and study the common history of mankind, but we can do so has been destroyed in conflicts.

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sources :

[1] : "Wikipedia", "List of destroyed heritage", Retrieved: 26/Dec/2012: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_destroyed_heritage.

[2] : , "7 Cultural Sites Damaged or Destroyed by War", Retrieved: 26/Dec/2012: https://www.history.com/news/cultural-sites-heritage-wars.

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