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Qalaat Faqra

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: E.M. Meyers, J.P. Brown
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
Copyright © The Creators. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Dec 07, 2022 10:18 AM History
A Roman-era sanctuary complex in Lebanon with multiple altars and two temples. On the basis of epigraphic evidence, one of these temples seems to have been dedicated to Atargatis and the other possibly to Zeus Beelgalassos. There is some evidence for worship also of Zeus Heliopolis and for the Roman imperial cult. A Byzantine basilica was later built on the site.

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sanctuary (religious center), temple

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 69 C2 Atargatis, T.

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Qal'at Faqra LEB

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E.M. Meyers, J.P. Brown, DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Qalaat Faqra: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2022 <> [accessed: 28 September 2023]

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