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Baalbek (Lebanon)

John Everett-Heath

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

Fourth edition


Published online September 2018 | e-ISBN: 9780191866326

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The area having been taken by the Egyptian Ptolemaic dynasty during the 4th century bc, the city was given the Greek name Heliopolis ‘City of the Sun’ from ...

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Subjects: Names Studies

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