Lebanon / History: November 22, 1920 in Beirut

Return to the archives of Albert Kahn with the reception on November 22, 1920 at the Palais des Pins of Lebanese delegations by General...

Lebanon / History: The Great Famine of Mount Lebanon during WW1

This famine will cause between 100,000 and 300,000 deaths in Mount Lebanon, or between a third to half of the population, then estimated at...

Lebanon / Heritage: the Nabu Museum in North Lebanon

Located in North Lebanon, more precisely in Chekaa, the Nabu Museum, resulting from a private initiative, is a newcomer to the Lebanese cultural and...

Lebanon / History: Bachir Gemayel

On September 14, 1982, Bachir Gemayel disappeared, just 3 weeks after being elected President of the Lebanese Republic, assassinated in an attack which will...
The Maronite Patriarch Nasrallah Boutros Sfeir

Lebanon / History: Maronite Patriarch Nasrallah Boutros Sfeir

The Maronite Patriarch Emeritus Nasrallah Boutros Sfeir passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2019. He was born on May 15, 1920. He was the 76th...

Lebanon / History: Lebanon in the turmoil of WWII and its independence

Lebanon, under French mandate since 1920, entered the turmoil of the Second World War when many questions arose, including that of its accession to...

Lebanon / Heritage: The thrones of Astarte from the National Museum

Found at the temple of Echmoun located a little further north of the city of Saïda and inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage Tentative...

Lebanon/Patrimony: Faqra’s watch tower

The guard tower is part of the archaeological site of Faqra that we already know with the Great Roman Temple and less known the...

Quand l’archéologie enquête sur l’origine de la violence organisée

Anne Lehoërff, CY Cergy Paris Université L’homme est-il naturellement porté à la violence ou, au contraire, est-il pacifique ? La société, par ses choix, son organisation...

Abd al-Kader al-Husseini : l’intellectuel révolutionnaire et le martyr idéalisé par Salwa Dbouk

Le martyr Abd al- Kader al-Husseini est considéré comme le chef du mouvement national palestinien qui a été formé pour lutter contre l'occupation britannique...

Lebanon/History: Who is Saint Rafqa?

Born in Himlaya, in the northern Metn on June 29, 1832, her father was Mourad Saber el-Chobok el-Rayess and her mother Rafqa Gemayel. She...

Lebanon/History: The Great Druze Revolt and the Battle of Rachaya in 1925

Occupying the Rachaya region in west Bekaa from 1920, French troops, present in accordance with the Mandate established by the League of Nations, had...

Lebanon/Patrimony: The Church of St. Charbel de Maad and its medieval frescoes

The church is dedicated to Mar Charbel the Elder who is said to have lived in Edessa in the 2nd century and is said...

Lebanon celebrates its centenary

Lebanon celebrates this September 1st, the date of the Proclamation by the mandate authorities, in the presence of the main political and religious leaders,...