Persian culture and dating
Under the French Mandate, a new jetty extended the Ottoman Wall another 800 meters into the sea, thus creating the largest harbor in the Eastern Mediterranean.
Throughout the 20th century, Beirut kept its monopoly over maritime transit trade, while two more basins were added to the harbor complex.
During Phoenician times, the city established two harbors and extended trade links throughout the Mediterranean and beyond.
In Roman times, the sacred and administrative center was relocated from the Tell to the Forum, beneath today’s Etoile Square.
Byzantine Beirut followed the Roman urban topography as indicated by remains of residential and commercial quarters.
The celebrated Law School, founded in the early third century A.
The Aryan worshippers referred to the river Indus as the Sindhu. The name "Hindusta"’ combines Sindhu and Hindu and thus refers to the land of the Hindus.
The fort, transformed into a castle in the Crusader period, was fought over for centuries.In the Canaanite and Phoenician periods, two harbors were formed from rocky inlets near the ancient Tell. Roman engineers enlarged the western basin with concrete seawalls, and the harbor extended halfway into the modern Foch-Allenby district.In the 1830s, Ibrahim Pasha initiated the first harbor project by creating an enclosed basin for lighters, next to the harbor’s southern quay.It also has a Muslim population estimated at more than 140 million and significant Christian and Sikh minorities.A growing trend is for people to go online to get their daily dose of religion.