Lebanon Map & Sites
Lebanon was the Attraction to the Eminent Figures of history, and is unique among world countries in being at the crossroads of three continents: Africa, Asia and Europe.
Its ideal location on the Mediterranean sea in the lee of Mount Lebanon, and its moderate climate has attracted the eminent figures of history enroute to conquest, such as: Ramses II, Sargon, Darius, Alexander the Great, the Caesars, Salahuddin, Tamerlane, Hulaghu Khan, and Napoleon. Whom most left their imprint on Beirut and neighboring sites.
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In the Hellenic era and Roman periods some of the leading thinkers of the classical age were sons of this land, including teachers, historians, and Stoic and Neo-Platonic philosophers. One of the greatest schools of Roman law flourished in Beirut, capital of modern Lebanon, and certain of it professors had their legal opinions embedded in the Code of Justinian, rightly considered the greatest gift of Rome to later generations.For more information about Lebanon, please check out:
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