Mount Saint Simeon

The name Saint Simeon appeared for thr first time with the introduction of Christianity to El Jebbeh when Saint Simeon Stylite, missionary disciple of Saint Maroun, arrived to the region, to commermorate this Saint, the mountain took his name and shrine was built from more than 100 years for the same saint at the top of the mountain. Mount saint Simeon was neighbored by an essential passage for citizens and traders of Levant, Baalbeck, El Jebbeh and Lebanese Coast; this under recovery passage is known as “Damascus Road “ in the present date.

 

 

* All these informations were taking from History & stories from Hadad greatness & and Art history/ and supported with pictures & information by the editor Mr. George Antoun Chedrawy

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