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  • The sees are Aleppo, Baalbek, Tripoli, Ehden, Damascus, Beirut, Tyre, Cyprus and Jebel' (held by the patriarch himself ex officio).
  • The site is indicated by ruins of a temple, aqueducts, &c., and inscriptions on the banks of the river Barada at Suk Wadi Barada, a village called by early Arab geographers Abil-es-Suk, between Baalbek and Damascus.
  • Hisham, at the head of 120,000 men, was defeated at `Ain al-Darr, between Baalbek and Damascus.
  • After the victory the walls were demolished, and likewise those of Baalbek, Damascus, Jerusalem and other towns.
  • In 1139 Ayyub received Baalbek from Zengi, in 1146 he moved, on Zengi's death, to the court of Damascus.
 

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