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Each Of These Little Known Photos From History Have A Bizarre Story Behind Them

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Baalbek, also know as Heliopolis it was one of the largest sanctuaries in the Roman empire and contains some of the best preserved Roman ruins in Lebanon.

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Stone of the pregnant woman, Baalbek Temple, Lebanon. Considered the largest hewn stone in the world, still sits where it was cut almost 2,000 years ago. (Some say 12,000 years ago) It weighs an estimated 1,000 tons. Not even our biggest and best cranes in modern times could lift this stone block, so how on earth was it moved to its present position?

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Temple Of Jupiter

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19th century print of the Roman ruins of Baalbek in Lebanon showing the entrance to the Temple of Bacchus (compare to photo of the same, today)

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