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Byblos:
- The Fortress.
- St. Jean - Marc Cathedral.
- The Old Harbor.

- The Old Souk

..... ....Its engineers and artisans were called on to construct the temple of Jerusalem under Solomon in 950 B.C.. Its religious cults and their temples dedicated to the god Baal (Lord of Earth and Sky) and of his partner the Lady of Byblos (Ishtar, goddess of fertililty) were famous throughout the Eastern Mediterranean, as the famous traveller Lucian of Samosata tells us, writing in the 2nd century A.D. One can still admire where it stands the fortress of the Franks, built by the Genoese in 1108, the wall surrounding the area 300-metre by 200 m. of the medieval town, the Romanesque church of St. John built in 1115, the 5th century Byzantine church overlooking the harbour, the small port itself whose entrance is crowned by a small fort, the remains of the formidable Phoenician rampart with its sloping bank from the 3rd millennium B.C., the ruins of a Roman amphitheatre turned towards the sea, the impressive hypogea and saccophagi of the kings of the 2nd millennium B.C., and the colonnades along the Roman ways. To all these may be added the remarkable museum of fossil fish from the region anything from 100 to 200 million years old. Truly, Jbeil-Byblos, provincial seat of the Qa’em makam, merits the attention of the historians, researchers, tourists and pleasure-seekers that it constantly attracts..... ....


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The punishment will be increased in the event of repetition.