Anjar, Lebanon

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Carole Raddato
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published on 13 February 2021
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The ancient city of Anjar is the sole Umayyad settlement in Lebanon, founded during the 8th century CE Umayyad caliphate. It is located in the Bekaa Valley, 47 kilometres (29 miles) south of Baalbek.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2021, February 13). Anjar, Lebanon. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/13414/anjar-lebanon/

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Raddato, Carole. "Anjar, Lebanon." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 13 Feb 2021. Web. 27 Sep 2021.