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Baalbek

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

A town in eastern Lebanon, site of the ancient city of Heliopolis. Its principal monuments date from the Roman period.

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Oracles and Earthquakes

Alan Cameron.

in Wandering Poets and Other Essays on Late Greek Literature and Philosophy

January 2016; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical Literature. 3196 words.

The chapter identifies an early version of the so-called Oracle of Baalbek with the prediction of an earthquake at Constantinople reported by St. Augustine. It discusses early Byzantine...

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