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Bible Encyclopedias

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Baal`bek

E . City of Baal, or the Sun), an ancient city of Syria, 35 m. NW. of Damascus; called by the Greeks, Heliopolis; once a place of great size, wealth, and splendour; now in ruins, the most conspicuous of which is the Great Temple to Baal, one of the most magnificent ruins of the East, covering an area of four acres.

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Baal`bek'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/b/baalbek.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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