Damascus, a beautiful city bathed in history & violence

Patrick Geoghegan takes a look at the history of Syria's capital city

Damascus, a beautiful city bathed in history & violence

Jupiter Temple in Damascus at night by Martijn Munneke, October 2008

Professor Patrick Geoghegan talks with a panel of experts about the amazing city of Damascus, its place in history, and how this city, once a centre of culture and civilisation, has become ravaged by civil war and conflict