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Lebanon, Baalbek

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Location City and District of Baalbek, Beqaa Governorate, Lebanon
Coordinates N34 0 25.452 E36 12 17.784
Date of Inscription 1984

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This Phoenician city, where a triad of deities was worshipped, was known as Heliopolis during the Hellenistic period. It retained its religious function during Roman times, when the sanctuary of the Heliopolitan Jupiter attracted thousands of pilgrims. Baalbek, with its colossal structures, is one of the finest examples of Imperial Roman architecture at its apogee.

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