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Introduction by Sir Mortimer Wheeler page
The Temple of Venus
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Acropolis adytum ancient Antiquities Antoninus Pius Arab arch archaeological architect architecture architrave Baal Baalbek Baidar Basilica Beirut Beqa'a building built Byzantine carved ceiling cella centre century a.d. Christian colonnade column shafts construction Corinthian cornice Court courtyard cult Damascus decoration dowels east Egyptian Emperor entablature excavations exedras exterior fortification fortress front Greek ground Heliopolis huge inscriptions interior Jupiter Heliopolitan later Lebanese Lebanon lifting magnificent magnitude masonry monuments mosque niches oriental original Pantheon Parthenon pediment peristyle Phoenician podium pre-Roman Professor Kalayan Propylaea quarry reconstruction REDISCOVERY OF BAALBEK religious remains Roman architecture Roman Empire Roman temples Rome roof round temple ruins Sanctuary of Jupiter Seleucids Sheikh Abdallah side space stairway statue structure Syria Temple of Bacchus Temple of Jupiter Temple of Venus temples of Baalbek timber tons tower town tradition travellers Trilithon vaults visited Baalbek wall weight whole worship Zengi