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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

Margaret Lyttleton.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Greek and Roman Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa. 1782 words.

[Heliopolis]

Greco-Roman site in Lebanon, c. 1150 m above the fertile Bekaa Valley 64 km to the north-east of Beirut. Its remains chiefly comprise the vast Sanctuary of...

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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

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 5 words.

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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 New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 113 words.

beck, bedeck, check, cheque, Chiang Kai-shek, crosscheck, Czech, deck, dreck, exec, fleck, heck, hitech, keck, lek, neck, peck,

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Baalbek

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 113 words.

beck, bedeck, check, cheque, Chiang Kai-shek, crosscheck, Czech, deck, dreck, exec, fleck, heck, hitech, keck, lek, neck, peck,

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Baalbek

Edited by Gordon Campbell.

in The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE). 1790 words.

Greco-Roman site in Lebanon, c. 1150 m above the fertile Bekaa Valley 64 km to the north-east of Beirut

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Baalbek

Edited by ALEXANDER P. KAZHDAN.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

January 1991; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 3 words.

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Baalbek

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 21 words.

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

Leila Badre.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

November 1996; p ublished online April 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology of the Near East; Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 1629 words.

site located in the Biqa῾ (Bekaa) Valley, 85 km (53 mi.) from Beirut, Lebanon, at an elevation of about 12,540

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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. 97 words.

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

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Chilminar and Baalbek

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 44 words.

According to legend, two cities built by the Genii, acting under the orders of Jinn bin Jann, who governed

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Oracle of Ba’albek

in The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Late Antiquity. 253 words.

A *Greek *apocalyptic text of the reign of *Anastasius I. The Oracle is set on the

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Orontes (mod. Nahr el Ἁ̄sī)

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 136 words.

chief river of *Syria. It rises near *Heliopolis (Baalbek), flows north-east past *Emesa (

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Callinicus

in The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Late Antiquity. 64 words.

(mechanicus) from *Heliopolis (Ba’albek) who fled *Syria at the time of the Battle of the *

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Heliopolis

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 44 words.

The city of the sun, a Greek form of (1) Baalbek, in Syria, and (2) On, in ancient Egypt

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Orontes

Eric William Gray.

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 134 words.

chief river of Syria. It rises near Heliopolis (Baalbek), flows north-east past Emesa (Homs) and

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