战火靠近,也门宰比得古城处于危险之中 分享到:
Yemen's ancient city of Zabid at risk as fighting nears 2018-04-1129654

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Zabid’s fortified walls and minarets have stood for more than a thousand years.
宰比得的防御墙和尖塔已经屹立一千余年。
But the war during the last three years has left its mark.
但是在过去三年中,战争在这里留下了痕迹。
On less concern, continued fighting between the Saudi-led coalition and Houthi rebels could damage the town’s archaeological sites beyond repair.
对此缺乏足够认识,沙特领导的联盟与胡塞反叛组织之间的持续作战给城镇的考古遗址造成了无法修复的破坏。
Some of the bombing around the city of Zabid and inside the city of Zabid resulted in damage of some building ceilings and wall cracks.
宰比得四周以及城内的轰炸导致了建筑物部分天花板和墙体破裂。
And we as a public body to preserve the historic cities cannot do anything.
并且作为保护历史古城的公共机构,我们也无能为力。
Zabid was Yemen’s capital between the 13th and 15th centuries.
宰比得在13世纪到15世纪是也门的首都。
It sites south of today’s capital Sanaa in an area largely controlled by Houthi revels.
它坐落于也门现在的首都萨那南部,一块主要由胡塞反叛组织控制的区域。
It’s also close to the main highway, linking the port of Hodeida and the city of Taiz a crucial supply line, where there’s been some of the heaviest shelling.
它同样靠近主要道——一条将荷台达港和塔伊兹连接起来的重要补给线,那里炮火进攻十分猛烈。
The town’s heritage was already under threat before the war began in 2014.
在2014年战争开始之前,这座城镇就已经受到威胁。
The UN’s cultural agency had placed Zabid on a danger list almost 20 years ago.
联合国文化部差不多在20年前就已经将宰比得列入濒危世界遗产名单。
More than a third of its ancient buildings had been replaced by ones made of concrete.
这些古老建筑中有三分之一以上已经被换成混凝土建造的建筑。
And recent bombing has any made things worse.
并且最近的炮火袭击让事情变得更糟糕。
The bombing of Sakya restaurant affected our houses.
萨迦餐厅的炮轰事件对我们的房子造成影响。
They cracked and some was lent because of the shelling.
房屋出现裂缝,并且有一些由于炮火袭击被征用。
When Zabid was Yemen’s capital 700 years ago, the town’s Islamic University was known as the Oxford of the East,
700年前宰比得还是也门首都的时候,城中的伊斯兰大学被称为是东方牛津。
a reference to one of the world’s famous universities in the UK.
牛津是全世界比较有名的英国大学。
Those glory days are gone.
那些光辉岁月已然不在。
But conservationists don’t want what’s left of the ancient city to disappear completely.
但是自然资源保护者并不希望这座古城遗址完全消失。

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When was Zabid being Yemen's capital?
A  between the 13th and 15th centuries
B  between the 13th and 16th centuries
C  between the 15th and 16th centuries
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