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Turkiyë | Ancient city of Antioch severely damaged by earthquake

The smashed dome of the ancient mosque, considered to be Turkey’s oldest, covers rubble that used to be a prayer hall.

Once a home to myriad civilizations, the southern city of Antakya lies in ruins after last Monday’s 7.8-magnitude earthquake.

Fourteen centuries of history were ravaged in less than two minutes in Antakya, a fabled ancient Greek center known throughout most of its history as Antioch.

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