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(Roman Rock Carving 36 km)

    Ghine village in the foothills above Jounieh is interesting for its Roman and Byzantine remains found at a place known as "Keb'al el-Hosain." A well marked stepped path descends from the village, where you will find the ruins of a Roman temple that is the 5th century was made into a church with a mosaic floor. Nearby are rock-cut tombs with funerary bas reliefs above the

entrances. One of the scenes is a Roman funerary rock carving representing a wild animal attacking a hunter. Local tradition says this is a representation of Phoenicia's god, Adonis, being killed by a wild boar.

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