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Antilibanos
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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.

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Klengel, 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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