The Temple of Bacchus was one of the three main temples at a large complex in classical antiquity, at Baalbek in Lebanon. It is larger than the Parthenon in Greece and was completed about 150 AD.

The Temple of Bacchus was one of the three main temples at a large complex in classical antiquity, at Baalbek in Lebanon. It is larger than the Parthenon in Greece and was completed about 150 AD.

Baalbek - Beqaa Valley of Lebanon  I bet lebanon was amazing when this was in its heyday

Baalbek - Beqaa Valley of Lebanon I bet lebanon was amazing when this was in its heyday

Heliopolis (Baalbek) Lebanon - Roman ruins

Heliopolis (Baalbek) Lebanon - Roman ruins

The ruins of the Roman Temple of Bacchus at Baalbek, Lebanon.

The ruins of the Roman Temple of Bacchus at Baalbek, Lebanon.

The Temple of Venus is in the Beqaa Valley of Lebanon in the town of Baalbek.  Known as Heliopolis during the period of Roman rule, it was one of the largest sanctuaries in the empire.  Venus was one of a triad of gods worshiped at the time;  the other two being Jupiter and Bacchyus.  Three separate temples were erected for the triad, between 1 BC and 2 AD.   by Brian McMorrow

The Temple of Venus is in the Beqaa Valley of Lebanon in the town of Baalbek. Known as Heliopolis during the period of Roman rule, it was one of the largest sanctuaries in the empire. Venus was one of a triad of gods worshiped at the time; the other two being Jupiter and Bacchyus. Three separate temples were erected for the triad, between 1 BC and 2 AD. by Brian McMorrow

RELIGION Baalbek, known as “The Landing Place” to ancient Sumerians. Megalithic ruins from 7,000 B.C.  Baalbek (Arabic: ??????) is a town in the Bekaa Valley of Lebanon, altitude 1,170 metres (3,840 ft), situated east of the Litani River. It is famous for its exquisitely detailed yet monumentally scaled temple ruins of the Roman period, when Baalbek, then known as Heliopolis, was one of the largest sanctuaries in the Empire. It is Lebanon’s greatest Roman treasure, and it can be counted…

RELIGION Baalbek, known as “The Landing Place” to ancient Sumerians. Megalithic ruins from 7,000 B.C. Baalbek (Arabic: ??????) is a town in the Bekaa Valley of Lebanon, altitude 1,170 metres (3,840 ft), situated east of the Litani River. It is famous for its exquisitely detailed yet monumentally scaled temple ruins of the Roman period, when Baalbek, then known as Heliopolis, was one of the largest sanctuaries in the Empire. It is Lebanon’s greatest Roman treasure, and it can be counted…

Shell seat  The Great Court at Baalbek.

Shell seat The Great Court at Baalbek.

Baalbek  is a town in the Beqaa Valley of Lebanon. It is famous for its exquisitely detailed yet monumentally scaled temple ruins of the Roman period, when Baalbek, then known as Heliopolis, was one of the largest sanctuaries in the Empire. It is Lebanon's greatest Roman treasure, and it can be counted among the wonders of the ancient world, containing some of the largest and best preserved Roman ruins.

Baalbek is a town in the Beqaa Valley of Lebanon. It is famous for its exquisitely detailed yet monumentally scaled temple ruins of the Roman period, when Baalbek, then known as Heliopolis, was one of the largest sanctuaries in the Empire. It is Lebanon's greatest Roman treasure, and it can be counted among the wonders of the ancient world, containing some of the largest and best preserved Roman ruins.

Temple of Jupiter, Baalbek, Lebanon

Temple of Jupiter, Baalbek, Lebanon

Temple of Bacchus, Baalbek, Lebanon

Temple of Bacchus, Baalbek, Lebanon

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