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.
port town in Lebanon
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