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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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Baalbek

in Dictionary Plus Social Sciences

P ublished online April 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Sciences. 62 words.

A town in Lebanon, in the Bekaa Valley, 85 km north-east of Beirut. A settlement since Phoenician times, it was

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Baalbek

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 51 words.

Town in the Bekaa Valley, e Lebanon. An early Phoenician settlement, the Greeks occupied the site in 323 bc and

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Baalbek (Lebanon)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 96 words.

Heliopolis

The area having been taken by the Egyptian Ptolemaic dynasty during the 4th century bc, the city was

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Baalbek (Lebanon)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 96 words.

The area having been taken by the Egyptian Ptolemaic dynasty during the 4th century bc, the city was given

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Baalbek (Lebanon)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 100 words.

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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Notes on Zayn al-dīn al-ʿāmilī’s Munyat al-murīd fī Ādāb al-mufīd wa-l-mustafīd

Devin J. Stewart.

in Journal of Islamic Studies

May 2010; p ublished online April 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History; Islam; Regional and Area Studies. 15541 words.

While teaching as law professor at the Nūriyya Madrasa in Baalbek in 954/1547, the Twelver Shiʿ i jurist Zayn al-Dī nal-ʿĀmilī (911—965/1506—1558) composed a manual of pedagogy entitled Mun...

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