Byblos definition

  • others:
    • An ancient city of Phoenicia north-northeast of present-day Beirut, Lebanon. It had been the principle city of Phoenicia in the second millennium B.C. and ended up being noted for its papyruses.
  • proper-noun:
    • port town in Lebanon
  • noun:
    • an old Mediterranean seaport that has been a thriving city-state in Phoenicia throughout the 2nd millennium BC; ended up being the main interface when it comes to export of papyrus; located in Lebanon towards north of Beirut; today partly excavated

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