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Historical dictionary of Lebanon

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Published by Scarecrow Press in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Lebanon
    • Subjects:
    • Lebanon -- History -- Dictionaries.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-268).

      StatementAsʻad AbuKhalil.
      SeriesAsian/Oceanian historical dictionaries ;, no. 30
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS80.9 .A28 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 269 p. :
      Number of Pages269
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL680313M
      ISBN 100810833956
      LC Control Number97026849

      No one religion is dominant. Differences in wealth and status often occur along religious and family lines. Sarcophagus - A large stone box that held a mummy's coffin. In May and JuneSyria held four rounds of parliamentary elections. In the early years of the twentieth century, Lebanese authors took the lead in defending Arabic and its use in literary creation. On Oct.

      Under the Ta'if agreement the civil war ended, the Christians lost some of their political power, and a new government of technocrats came into power with reconstruction highest on its agenda. Lebanon Dragged into War in Syria When anti-government protests broke out in Syria in earlyprime minister Mikati declared he intended to disassociate from Syria to avoid being drawn into the conflict. Social Stratification Classes and Castes. Adolescents in Lebanon rarely work. After five months of negotiations, Mikati assembled a cabinet in June, with 16 out of 30 seats going to Hezbollah and its allies.

      Lebanon is a democratic republic with a parliament, a cabinet, and a president, although power is divided along religious lines. Hospitality is very important. Bibliography Abukhalil As'ad. Then he would return to the camp.


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Job is blessed to have seven sons, and three daughters named Jemimah which means "dove"Keziah "cinnamon"and Keren-happuch "horn of eye-makeup". Lebanese are present throughout the world. On numerous occasions religious diversity has eclipsed the sense of belonging to a common state.

Pro-government protesters blamed Syria and its Lebanese allies, and staged large demonstrations following the assassination.

The constitutions of the respective states, if not opposed to the provisions of the constitution of the United States, are of binding force in the states respectively, and no act of the state legislature has any force which is made in contravention of the state constitution.

Afterlife - The place where the Ancient Egyptians believed they would go after they died.

Cinema of Lebanon

A tired Lebanon emerged in the early s. In June parliamentary elections, the March 14 coalition, led by Saad Hariri, son of the slain former prime minister, retained its majority in Parliament by taking 71 of seats. Wissam al-Hassan, a foe of Syria who was an ally of slain prime minister Rafik Hariri, was killed in a bombing in Beirut.

Ina treaty of friendship was signed with Syria, which in effect gave Syria control over Lebanon's foreign relations. Prime Minister Mikati Resigns On March 22,Prime Minister Najib Mikati resigned in protest over parliament's failure to agree on how to oversee upcoming elections.

In earlythe Lebanese government, backed by Syria, regained control over the south and disbanded various militias, thereby ending the year civil war, which had destroyed much of the infrastructure and industry of Lebanon. The Arts and Humanities Support for the Arts. In return, the government agreed that Parliament would vote to elect as president Gen.

The massacre in the refugee camps prompted the return of a multinational peacekeeping force. The agreement broke down and fighting between Shiite and Druze militia in West Beirut became so intense that Syrian troops mobilized in Feb.

Kurds in Lebanon

Cedar - A tree from the land of Lebanon that produced wood that was good for building. In May and JuneSyria held four rounds of parliamentary elections. On Feb. However, there are very few jobs awaiting young graduates. Canopic jars - Special jars that held the organs of a mummy including the lungs, intestines, liver, and stomach.

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The marketplace traditionally has favored men, and more women stay at home than men. The birth rate is By this expression is understood the authority from which the laws derive their force.

This marked the beginning of the War of Independence. After five months of negotiations, Mikati assembled a cabinet in June, with 16 out of 30 seats going to Hezbollah and its allies.

A local tradition combining three versions of three different Yushas, including biblical Joshua, places the tomb inside a cave in the Tripoli Mountains, overlooking the coastal town of el-Minyieh near Tripoli, Lebanon [71] [72] In art and literature[ edit ] In the literary tradition of medieval Europe, Joshua is known as one of the Nine Worthies.

According to Joshua —9God appointed Joshua to succeed Moses as leader of the Israelites along with giving him a blessing of invincibility during his lifetime Joshua Historical Dictionary of Lebanon Oral literature is preserved in villages, where the zajala form of poetic contest in the Lebanese dialect, is alive and enjoyed by everyone.

The courts, perhaps by a necessary usurpation, have been in the practice of making general rules and orders, which sometime affect suitors and parties as much as the most regular laws enacted by congress.This dictionary provides a concise collection of definitions and explanations of Bible topics.

It is based primarily on the biblical text, supplemented by information from the other standard works. A variety of doctrinal, cultural, and historical subjects are treated, and a short summary is included for each book.

AbuKhalil's Historical Dictionary of Lebanon is a step towards a more sober and informed approach to the history and politics of Lebanon. His knowledge of the country and its politics is vast and will be readily apparent to readers of his dictionary. There is much to be gained and learned from this work Cited by: 8.

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