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Kitto's Popular Cyclopedia of Biblical Literature
Aven, a plain, 'the plain of the sun,' of Damascene Syria (Amos 1:5). It is usually supposed to be the same as the plain of Baalbec, or valley of Baal, where there was a magnificent temple dedicated to the sun.
Kitto, John, ed. Entry for 'Aven'. "Kitto's Popular Cyclopedia of Biblical Literature". https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/kbe/a/aven.html.