Leptis Magna


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Lep·tis Mag·na

 (lĕp′tĭs măg′nə)
An ancient city of northern Africa in present-day Libya east of Tripoli. Founded by Phoenicians, it flourished as a port during Roman times and is today noted for its impressive ruins.
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As I bank over the extraordinary ruins of Leptis Magna, I am reminded that this was once a cultural and commercial jewel of the Mediterranean world.
Leptis Magna, the Roman seat of power in North Africa; Tadrart Acacus, with prehistoric rock art sites dating from 12,000 B.
He said the group's host had been a member of the Arab Socialist Union called Mabrouk Dredi, who had been assigned to escort them, showed them round and took them to tourist sites like the ruined Roman city Leptis Magna and meet government figures: "We were in a big sports stadium between Tripoli and Benghazi, and waited quite a long time for Gaddafi to arrive.
Les sites inscrits sur la liste du patrimoine mondial en peril sont Cyrene, Leptis Magna, le site archeologique de Sabratha, les sites rupestres de Tadrart Acacus et l'ancienne ville de Ghadames, a precise l'agence onusienne sur son site internet.
PNOY IN ITALY - President Aquino delivers his speech during a meeting with the Filipino community in Rome at the Leptis Magna I and II function rooms of the Ergife Palace Hotel as part of his official visit to Italy December 3.
Historical landmarks will include replicas of Abu Simbel temple and pyramids -- Egypt, Timgad -- Morocco, Great Wall of China, Leptis Magna -- Libya, Kingdom of Kerma -- Sudan, Aztec Temple -- Mexico, Roman Colosseum -- Rome, Acropolis of Athens -- Greece, Stonehenge -- England and Petra -- Jordan.
The subject is the Roman Libyan city of Leptis Magna.
Hubs of trade and scholarship in Libya -- including the municipalities of Leptis Magna, Sabratha and Oea that formed the three-city zone, or
Sabratha is noted for the layout of its Roman city with temples, a toilet seating about sixty people and a theatre with a good stage and carved stage buildings on three levels, but it was Leptis Magna, one of the major Roman cities, which was the most spectacular.
It is home to many historic and archaeological sites including five UNESCO world heritage sites at the Roman Empire outpost Leptis Magna and the Greek Hellenic city of Cyrene.
We spent many hours with our Libyan consultants, who provided us with the opportunity to see much of Tripoli and its surrounding areas, including the ancient Roman city of Leptis Magna, which lies just outside of Tripoli.
High on the list are some of the most spectacular Roman ruins to be found anywhere in the Mediterranean basin, the most prominent of which are at Leptis Magna, some 80 miles east of Tripoli.