Place:Byblos, Mount Lebanon, Lebanon


Alt namesDjebeilsource: Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) p 576
Dschebeilsource: ARLIS/NA: Ancient Site Names (1995)
Gebalsource: Wikipedia
Gublasource: Wikipedia
Jbeilsource: Beirut's Rubble, New York Times (1997)
Jebeilsource: Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) p 576
Jebeylsource: ARLIS/NA: Ancient Site Names (1995)
Jubaylsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Coordinates34.117°N 35.65°E
Located inMount Lebanon, Lebanon
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Byblos, in Arabic Jubayl (  Lebanese ), is a Mediterranean city in the Mount Lebanon Governorate, Lebanon. It is believed to have been occupied first between 8800 and 7000 BC, and according to fragments attributed to the semi-legendary pre-Homeric Phoenician priest Sanchuniathon, it was built by Cronus as the first city in Phoenicia. It is one of the cities suggested as the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world and the site has been continuously inhabited since 5000 BC. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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