Nahle, Lebanon

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Nahle
Village
Country  Lebanon
Governorate Beqaa Governorate
District Baalbek District
Nahle
Nahle, Lebanon is located in Lebanon
Nahle, Lebanon
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Location 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) northeast of Baalbek
Region Baalbek
Coordinates 34°03′30″N 36°17′58″E / 34.05833°N 36.29944°E / 34.05833; 36.29944
History
Cultures Roman
Site notes
Condition Ruins
Public access Yes

Nahle is a village situated 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) northeast of Baalbek in the Baalbek District of the Beqaa Governorate in Lebanon.[1]

Roman temple[edit]

There are the ruins of a Roman temple in the village that are included in a group of Temples of the Beqaa Valley.[2] The temple foundations are made of gigantic blocks of stone, upon which sit the remains of a podium. The podium has a long inscription written on it that is now almost impossible to read.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b George Taylor (1967). The Roman temples of Lebanon: a pictorial guide. Dar el-Machreq Publishers. Retrieved 27 October 2012. 
  2. ^ Othmar Keel (1997). The Symbolism of the Biblical World: Ancient Near Eastern Iconography and the Book of Psalms. Eisenbrauns. pp. 159–. ISBN 978-1-57506-014-9. Retrieved 27 October 2012. 

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