Ancient Near Eastern cultures shared a fair deal of commonality. For example, many ancient Near Eastern cultures used bird imagery in their iconography. Bird imagery was sometimes used to depict war, but when such imagery was used in a protective sense—that is, a bird covering
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Even though we live an ocean away, it has been difficult in recent times to ignore the debates in the United States over the flying of the Confederate flag. For many, the Confederate flag represents racial segregation and a distinct racist cultural and political identity.
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