Zgharta District: History of Kfarsghab, Ehden, Miziara, Kadisha Valley, Zgharta, Iaal, Lebanon, Morh Kfarsghab, Aitou, Karmsaddeh, Kfars Source Wikipedia

ISBN: 9781155411385

Published: August 17th 2011

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Zgharta District: History of Kfarsghab, Ehden, Miziara, Kadisha Valley, Zgharta, Iaal, Lebanon, Morh Kfarsghab, Aitou, Karmsaddeh, Kfars  by  Source Wikipedia

Zgharta District: History of Kfarsghab, Ehden, Miziara, Kadisha Valley, Zgharta, Iaal, Lebanon, Morh Kfarsghab, Aitou, Karmsaddeh, Kfars by Source Wikipedia
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 32. Chapters: History of Kfarsghab, Ehden, Miziara, Kadisha Valley, Zgharta, Iaal, Lebanon, Morh Kfarsghab, Aitou,MorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.

Pages: 32. Chapters: History of Kfarsghab, Ehden, Miziara, Kadisha Valley, Zgharta, Iaal, Lebanon, Morh Kfarsghab, Aitou, Karmsaddeh, Kfarshakhna, Arbet Kozhaya, Mazraat En Nahr, Aarjes, Toula, Lebanon, Qozhaya, Daraya, Bhairet Toula, Asnoun, Ardeh, Aintourine, Kfarhata Zgharta, Sebhel, Sereel, Raskifa, Hawqa, Kfaryachit, Bnachii, Kfarfou, Ejbeh, Hilan, Mazraat Al Toufah, Basloukit, Aslout, Miriata, Khaldieh, Jdaydeh, Mejdlaya, Kfardlakos, Kfarzeina, Karahbache, Ashash, Mazraat Hraikis, Haret Al Fawar, Beit Awkar, Beit Obeid, Harf Ardeh, Bchennine, Kfarhawra, Fraydiss, Rachiine, Besbeel, Kadrieh, Bousit, Alma, Lebanon.

Excerpt: Kfarsghab in Zgharta District in the Mount Lebanon Governorate of Lebanon predates Christianity. However, like most villages in the Qadisha valley, Kfarsghabs history began with the settlement of the Maronites in Mount Lebanon during the 10th Century. According to the popular tradition, the church of Saint Awtel was built on the ruins of a pagan temple. Pagan temples existed in this region as attested in the Greek inscription mentioning the date 272 AD found in the Mar Mama church in Ehden.

Other temples may have existed in the region, such as the monastery of Mar Sarkis and Bakhos in Ehden, which may have been built atop ruins. Given the exceptional location of Saint Awtels Church built on a promontory, the popular tradition about the existence of a pagan temple in Kfarsghab is plausible. A possible reference to Kfarsghab may appear in a letter of the Cairo Geniza dating between 1011 and 1037 AD. Maronite historians mention Kfarsghab in connection with events of 1283 at the end of the crusading period.

It is related to the invasion of Jebbet Bsharri by the Mamluk army and the collaboration of Ibn Al Sabha from Kfarsghab with the Mamluks. Heres what El Douaihy in Tarikh Al-Azminah says about the role of Ibn Al...



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