When​ ​two​ ​cultures​ ​clash,​ ​the​ ​loser​ ​is​ ​obliterated, and​ ​the​ ​winner​ ​writes​ ​the​ ​history​ ​books-books​ ​which glorify​ ​their​ ​own​ ​cause​ ​and​ ​disparage​ ​the​ ​conquered foe.​ ​As​ ​Napoleon​ ​once​ ​said,​ ​’What​ ​is​ ​history,​ ​but​ ​a fable​ ​agreed​ ​upon?”​ ​-​ ​Dan​ ​Brown. 

A giant graffiti of Manga’s Grendizer is seen in the Ouzai area outside beirut, part of Ouzville project, in Lebanon. (Gino’s Blog)
A giant graffiti of Manga’s Grendizer is seen in the Ouzai area outside beirut, part of Ouzville project, in Lebanon. (Gino’s Blog)
A woman shops during Beirut's Designer's Week, Lebanon. (Mohamed Akair / REUTERS)
A woman shops during Beirut’s Designer’s Week, Lebanon. (Mohamed Akair / REUTERS)
A visitor takes pictures of sarcophagi displayed inside Beirut's National Museum during International Museum Day in, Lebanon. (Aziz Taher / REUTERS)
A visitor takes pictures of sarcophagi displayed inside Beirut’s National Museum during International Museum Day in, Lebanon. (Aziz Taher / REUTERS)
Honein Palace, an 19th century Ottoman building, listed as endangered by the World Monument Fund (WMF), in Beirut, Lebanon. (Anwar Amro / AFP)
Honein Palace, an 19th century Ottoman building, listed as endangered by the World Monument Fund (WMF), in Beirut, Lebanon. (Anwar Amro / AFP)
Members of Lebanon's LGBTQ community attend a picnic in Batroun, as part of the Beirut Pride week, in Lebanon. (Ibrahim Chalhoub / AFP)
Members of Lebanon’s LGBTQ community attend a picnic in Batroun, as part of the Beirut Pride week, in Lebanon. (Ibrahim Chalhoub / AFP)
Italian members of UNIFIL stand to attention as the Italian Foreign Minister arrives in village of Shamaa, Lebanon. (Mahmoud ZAYYAT / AFP)
Italian members of UNIFIL stand to attention as the Italian Foreign Minister arrives in village of Shamaa, Lebanon. (Mahmoud ZAYYAT / AFP)
A man fishes at the corniche al-Manara as a container ship passes by, in Beirut, Lebanon. (Wael Hamzeh / EPA)
A man fishes at the corniche al-Manara as a container ship passes by, in Beirut, Lebanon. (Wael Hamzeh / EPA)
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