Baalbek, Great Courtyard

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Carole Raddato
published on 13 February 2021

An overview of the Great Courtyard of the Temple of Jupiter Heliopolitanus at Baalbek (Heliopolis) with two monumental altars and two water basins within a porticoed enclosure. It covers a vast area of some 134 m by 112 m (439 ft by 367 ft).

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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). Baalbek, Great Courtyard. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Raddato, Carole. "Baalbek, Great Courtyard." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 13, 2021.

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Raddato, Carole. "Baalbek, Great Courtyard." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 13 Feb 2021. Web. 08 Feb 2023.