As militants sought to destroy the valuable scholarly manuscripts, Malian researchers and their neighbors spirited them away or hid them in their homes.
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Opinion & Ideas
Cherry-picking from shaky evidence, the German Egyptologist Jan Assmann argues that the ancient Hebrews sparked centuries of religious violence.
The seemingly companionable term "Arab Spring" has elicited some thoughtful objections in the press and academe.
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