Baalbek - Beqaa Valley of Lebanon  I bet lebanon was amazing when this was in its heyday

Baalbek - Beqaa Valley of Lebanon I bet lebanon was amazing when this was in its heyday

The Temple of Venus is in the Beqaa Valley of Lebanon in the town of Baalbek.  Known as Heliopolis during the period of Roman rule, it was one of the largest sanctuaries in the empire.  Venus was one of a triad of gods worshiped at the time;  the other two being Jupiter and Bacchyus.  Three separate temples were erected for the triad, between 1 BC and 2 AD.   by Brian McMorrow

The Temple of Venus is in the Beqaa Valley of Lebanon in the town of Baalbek. Known as Heliopolis during the period of Roman rule, it was one of the largest sanctuaries in the empire. Venus was one of a triad of gods worshiped at the time; the other two being Jupiter and Bacchyus. Three separate temples were erected for the triad, between 1 BC and 2 AD. by Brian McMorrow

Baalbek, known as “The Landing Place” to ancient Sumerians. Megalithic ruins from 7,000 B.C.  Baalbek (Arabic: ??????) is a town in the Bekaa Valley of Lebanon, altitude 1,170 metres (3,840 ft), situated east of the Litani River. It is famous for its exquisitely detailed yet monumentally scaled temple ruins of the Roman period, when Baalbek, then known as Heliopolis, was one of the largest sanctuaries in the Empire. It is Lebanon’s greatest Roman treasure, and it can be counted among the…

Baalbek, known as “The Landing Place” to ancient Sumerians. Megalithic ruins from 7,000 B.C. Baalbek (Arabic: ??????) is a town in the Bekaa Valley of Lebanon, altitude 1,170 metres (3,840 ft), situated east of the Litani River. It is famous for its exquisitely detailed yet monumentally scaled temple ruins of the Roman period, when Baalbek, then known as Heliopolis, was one of the largest sanctuaries in the Empire. It is Lebanon’s greatest Roman treasure, and it can be counted among the…

Temple of Jupiter, Baalbek, Lebanon- Maybe description of a worshiping place for the Gods?

Temple of Jupiter, Baalbek, Lebanon- Maybe description of a worshiping place for the Gods?

The greatest of the Baalbek stones, perhaps 1200 tons ... Why these stones are such an enigma to contemporary scientists, both engineers and archaeologists alike, is that their method of quarrying, transportation and precision placement is beyond the technological ability of any known ancient or modern builders.

The greatest of the Baalbek stones, perhaps 1200 tons ... Why these stones are such an enigma to contemporary scientists, both engineers and archaeologists alike, is that their method of quarrying, transportation and precision placement is beyond the technological ability of any known ancient or modern builders.

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