Architectural Lantern Slides of Lebanon

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Architectural Lantern Slides

Description

Lantern slides created in Lebanon during the late 19th or early 20th century. At the time, the country was part of the Ottoman Empire. Image subjects include castles, churches, mosques, megalithic stones, ruins, and temples. These lantern slides were intended for use in architectural pedagogy.

Creator

G. Massiot & cie

Subject

Churches

Temples

Castles

Architecture

Spatial Coverage

Ba'labakk

Jubayl

Lebanon

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  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
    Description:

    A cathedral in Tyre, Lebanon, built in the 12th century. The cathedral became the traditional coronation place for kings of Jerusalem and a venue for royal marriages. The Crusader cathedral, which had been damaged by an earthquake before, was destroyed by the Mamluks who conquered Tyre in 1291.

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01
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  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
    Description:

    Between the propylaeum and the rectangular court is a hexagonal court, the plan is unparalleled for a courtyard and is another sign of the originality and sophistication of the temple complex.

    Greco-Roman site in Lebanon, a large and important ancient city; was identified with worship of Baal, a Semitic sun-god (thus the name Heliopolis); most buildings were erected under reign of Roman Antoninus Pius 138-161. Its remains chiefly comprise the vast Sanctuary of Jupiter Heliopolitanus (begun c…

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01
    Record Visibility:
    Public