Stones of Baalbek Pretty intriguing
Posted 24 January 2006 - 04:34 AM
Much has changed in two thousand years. The magnificent temple is ruined, its gods abandoned, its secrets forgotten. Even the ruins have been neglected, wiped off the tourist map by twenty years of terrorism, war, hostages and hijackings.
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Posted 21 July 2006 - 10:49 AM
Can you imagine what it took to put those walls in place? This really does sound like a fascinating place.
Posted 21 July 2006 - 11:07 AM
in this last photo, look at the mountains in the background. This would have been a very beautiful location back in ancient times. Too bad its in an area with alot of hostilities and fighting.
Here's an artists drawing of what they think the city would have looked like based on the excavations to date.
Posted 24 July 2006 - 01:54 AM