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Nous, les “Libanais”

Nous, les “Libanais”….. Notre “syndrome de supériorité» peut nous pousser “Les Libanais” à croire que nous sommes les plus intelligents au monde. On peut même etre pousser à tomber victimes de l’anecdote que D-eu a été si généreux avec nous afin de nous rendre le pays parfait sur le visage ...

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GABRIEL YARED

GABRIEL YARED Gabriel Yared (born 7 October 1949) is a Lebanese-French composer, best known for his work in French and American cinema. Born in Beirut, Lebanon, his work in France included the scores for Betty Blue and Camille Claudel. He later began working on English language films, particularly those directed ...

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WINE TOURISM

WINE TOURISM IN LEBANON Lebanon’s wine production dates back to biblical times, but its modern wine making is only starting to attract attention — impressing foreign visitors with everything from bold Cabernet-Syrah blends to crisp white Sauvignon Blancs and Chardonnays. Lebanon’s wine industry struggled during the 15-year Lebanese civil war, ...

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PHOENICIANS

PHOENICIANS Phoenicia ( from the Greek: Φοινίκη, Phoiníkē; Arabic: فينيقية) was an ancient Semitic civilization situated on the western, coastal part of the Fertile Crescent and centered on the coastline of modern Lebanon. All major Phoenician cities were on the coastline of the Mediterranean, some colonies reaching the Western Mediterranean. ...

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BEIRUT UNIVERSITY COLLEGE

BEIRUT UNIVERSITY COLLEGE (BUC) In the 19th century, the Ottoman Empire witnessed a huge wave of Protestant Missionaries. In 1835 Sarah L.H. Smith, an American Protestant missionary established the first school for girls in the Ottoman empire. It was first known as Madrasat al-Banat. With roots extending back to 1835. ...

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RUE WEYGAND

Rue Weygand is a street in Beirut’s Central Busiess District. Originally, the street was named Rue Nouvelle as it was a new thoroughfare constructed as part of a modernization plan in 1915. Upon its completion, the street was renamed after Maxime Weygand, the High Commissioner of French-mandated Syria and Lebanon who served from April ...

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