History of Baalbek [Michel M. Alouf, Tedd St Rain] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. At one time, the worldwide fame of the ruins at Baalbek. Baalbek is an ancient Phoenician city located in what is now modern day Lebanon, north of Beirut, in the Beqaa Valley. Inhabited as early. Author: Michel M. Alouf; Category: Voyages; Length: Pages; Year:

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The massive multi-level platform found at Baalbek, is believed by some scientists to be one of the “only” prediluvial sites that survived baxlbek flood. The evidence is self apparent and runs as follows: Yet the question remains as to why this pre-Phoenician, sea-going nation should have wished to construct an almighty edifice on an elevated plain between two enormous mountain ranges. In his long discourse on the cosmogony of the world and the history of the earliest inhabitants of Lebanon, Sanchoniatho cites Byblos as Lebanon’s first city.

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In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikivoyage. The barbican was repaired and more turns added to its approach. Unfortunately this tells us very little about the site’s real age. It is a subject I am currently investigating for a future article. Colonia Claudia Ara Agrippinensium Mogontiacum. The Temple of Jupiter. The sherd featured cuneiform letters. Whishaw in her important work Atlantis in Andalucia uses excavated evidence of neolithic and possibly even palaeolithic sea-ports, sea-walls, cyclopean ruins and hydraulic aoouf around the towns of Niebla and Huelva on the Andalucian coast to demonstrate the reality not only of Tartessus’s lost kingdom, but also of its links to Plato’s story of Hisgory.

Both visually and in legend its hostory bear the mark of the Titans, and understanding the site’s true histiry in history can only help us to discover the reality of this lost cyclopean age of mankind. Meaning ‘city of the sun’, it expressed the importance this religious centre held to the Egyptians, particularly since a place of immense antiquity bearing this same name already existed in Lower Egypt.


Wikivoyage has a travel guide for Baalbek. It is feasible that, if the Watchers and Nephilim and therefore the Titans and giants are to be seen as a lost race of human beings, bqalbek presumed pre-Phoenician culture in Lebanon could not have failed to have encountered their presence in the Near East.

Curiously, the only surviving example of this treatise is an Arabic translation made by a native of Baalbek named Costa ibn Luka in around AD. Like the Hamadas, the Harfush emirs were involved on more than one occasion in the selection of Church officials and the running of local monasteries.

History of Baalbek

Three major earthquakes occurred in the 12th century, in, and He says that the ‘auxiliaries’ or ‘allies’ of Cronus, presumably in battle, were the ‘Eloeim’ a misspelling of the term Elohim, the sons of whom the bene ha-elohim were said to have been a divine race that came unto the Daughters of Man who subsequently gave birth to giant offspring known as the Nephilimor so records to the Book of Genesis and various uncanonical hitsory of Judaic origin. Rulers of the Ayyubid dynasty.

Legacy of the Roman Empire. What exactly Lucian witnessed, and what was really behind this head tradition is utterly unfathomable, particularly as Lucian states that the head he saw was made of ‘Egyptian papyrus’.

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Did it suggest that knowledge of this engineering manual had been preserved in the town since Roman times, being passed on from generation to generation until it finally reached the hands of Costa ibn Luka? So exact was this design that it seemed certain the architects and masons had positioned their blocks using this scale plan.


Yet incorporated into one of its courses are the three largest building blocks o used in a man-made structure. In the legend of Osiris and Isis, as recorded by the Greek biographer Plutarch ADthe evil god Set tricks Osiris into a wooden coffin which is sealed before being set adrift on the sea. Fragments of his translation were fortunately preserved by an early Christian writer named Eusebius AD The Phoenicians abalbek known to have employed the use of cyclopean masonry in the construction of their citadels.

The largest modern cranes in the world would have difficulty in lifting, let alone moving, these massive limestone blocks, and yet there they sit. No contemporary Roman historian or scholar commentates on how it was constructed, and there are no tales that preserve the means by which the Roman builders achieved such marvelous feats of engineering.

The propylaeum of the Temple of Bacchus. D by William John Ferrar. Wallis-Budge have seen fit to identify this place-name with a location named Byblos in the Nile Delta, even though Plutarch himself adds that wood from the pillar, balabek was afterwards restored by Isis and given to the queen, ‘is, to this day, preserved in the temple of Isis, and worshipped by the people of Byblos’.

Baalbek – Lebanon’s Sacred Fortress

It was annexed by the Romans during their eastern wars. Some scholars have suggested that Baal Assyrian Hadad was histry one of a triad of Phoenician deities that were once venerated at this site – the others being his son Aliyan, who presided over well-springs and fecundity, and his daughter Anat Assyrian Atargatiswho was Aliyan’s devoted lover. Where did this knowledge come from?