Lebanese help!
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by lebneniye
1M ago
A huge "cultural phenomenon" is taking place soon, raising the name of Lebanon up high among Europe, and most of us Lebanese have ever heard of it. This "phenomenon" is a ship, a Phoenician ship,that will "rebuild the bridges between East and West by means of cultural and civil projects, introduce a new image of Lebanon in the international arena through cultural integrating projects, inform the world about the Lebanese Phoenician heritage and the history of Lebanon". The ship is being built... Lebanese help ..read more
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Beirut in a day
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by marcopolo123
1M ago
Skyline from downtown Beirut Corniche Pigeon Rocks Greek Orthodox Church... Beirut in a day ..read more
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Bcherri
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by Lirtain
5M ago
Bcharre, 1400 meters high and 120 km from Beirut, is a mountain town in a touristic area in north Lebanon and is at the top of the Qadisha valley and just below the Cedars forest and the Cedars Skiing resort. Bcharre is the hometown and resting place of Gibran Khalil Gibran (1883-1931) the mystic poet, painter and philosopher. The journey to Bcharre passes through some of Lebanon's most spectacular scenery. The mountain road winds through the countryside where houses cling precariously... Bcherri ..read more
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Byblos (Jbail)
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by Beiruti
5M ago
Byblos​ Byblos is one of the richest archaeological areas in Lebanon and the world, it is one of the top contenders for the oldest inhabited city award. Modern scholars say the site of Byblos goes back more than 10000 years. Its name was the origin of the Greek word "biblion" which means "book", giving us hence "bibliography" and "Bible”. Long before Greece and Rome, this ancient town was a powerful, independent city-state with... Byblos (Jbail ..read more
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Help for my survey so that I can graduate :)
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by patosakr1
5M ago
Can you guys please fill out this form? It would really help me out its nothing serious i just want to get done with it so that I can graduate. I ain't gonna find a job with just a bachelors anyways. Lebanese Economy My name is Patrick Sakr, I am currently a student at the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK) studying Actuarial and Financial Mathematics. As part of my statistics class, I am conducting a survey to study, the knowledge of the Lebanese people about Lebanese products and small businesses... docs.google.com ..read more
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Baalbeck
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by Nadini
5M ago
Baalbeck, Lebanon's greatest Roman treasure, can be counted among the wonders of the ancient world. The largest and most noble Roman temples ever built, they are also among the best preserved. Towering high above the Beqaa plain, their monumental proportions proclaimed the power and wealth of Imperial Rome. The gods worshipped here, the Triad of Jupiter, Venus and Mercury, were grafted onto the indigenous deities of Hadad, Atargatis and a young male god of fertility. Local influences are... Baalbeck ..read more
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Port of Beirut (News & Photos)
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by Jayme
5M ago
Piling work is underway to extend the existing facilities at the Port of Tripoli in Lebanon by constructing a 600 m long berth for loading/offloading ships together with an area for container storage. To install the sheet and tubular piles required for the foundations the main contractor, China Harbour Engineering Company, is using a crane-suspended BSP International Foundations CG300 hydraulic piling hammer powered by a HydroPak with a 250kW output. Initial dredging to a depth of 15 m is... Port of Beirut (News & Photos ..read more
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Batroun
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by Hassoun
5M ago
BATROUN (50 km from Beirut) - Ancient Remains and Old Churches Batroun, on the coast south of Tripoli, was known as "Batruna" in the famous Tell al Amarna letters of the 14th century B.C., although its history goes back even further. The town was called "Botrys" in Greco-Roman times and during the Crusader era it was a seigniory dependent on the County of Tripoli. Batroun's fishing port, undoubtedly of great antiquity, still supplies local markets with fresh fish. The city's sights can... Batroun ..read more
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Tripoli (Trablos)
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by Gilgamesh
5M ago
Tripoli or Ṭarābulus is the second-largest city in Lebanon. In ancient times, this was the center of a Phoenician confederation which included Tyre, Sidon and Arados, hence the name Tripoli, from the Greek meaning "triple city". Later, it was controlled successively by the Persians, Romans, Arabs, Crusaders, Mamelukes, and Ottomans. The Crusaders established the County of Tripoli there in the 12th century. Today it is the second-largest city, and second-largest port, in Lebanon, with about... Tripoli (Trablos ..read more
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Tyre (Sur)
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by Hassoun
5M ago
Tyre (Sour): About 83 km south of Beirut, Tyre is the fourth largest city of Lebanon. It was an island in ages past, celebrated for its beauty. Tyre emerges today from the debris of centuries. Excavations on the site have uncovered remains of the Crusader, Arab, Byzantine and Graeco-Roman cities. Herodotus of Halicarnassus, "Father of History" visited Tyre during the 5th century B.C. and described the famous Temple of Melkart (Heracles). The priests of the city-god told him... Tyre (Sur ..read more
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