Greek name for the mountain range today known as Ǧabal Lubnān aš- Šarqiya (East Lebanon) which lies north-west of Damascus. Between these mountains and the main ridge of the Lebanon stretches the fertile plain of the Orontes and Litani, the Beqa, an important link between central Syria and Palestine and an area which was settled at a very early stage.
Cite this pageKlengel, Horst (Berlin), “Antilibanos”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 21 April 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e124290>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510
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