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Faqra, Lebanon [Site 1]


Carole Raddato
published on 15 February 2021
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The archaeological site of Faqra in Lebanon, located in the Nahr El-Kalb valley region in the north of Beirut. Its most impressive ruins are of the monumental temple–sanctuary dedicated to a deity named Zeus Beelgalasos, the local Baal of Faqra.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2021, February 15). Faqra, Lebanon [Site 1]. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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