Leptis Magna

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Leptis Magna
لَبْدَة (in Arabic)
Airch o Septimus Severus
The Airch ofSeptimius Severus
Leptis Magna is locatit in Libya
Leptis Magna
Shawn within Libya
Alternate name Lepcis Magna
Location Khoms, Libie
Region Tripolitania
Coordinates 32°38′21″N 14°17′26″E / 32.63917°N 14.29056°E / 32.63917; 14.29056
Teep Settlement
Foondit c. 1000 BC
Abandoned 7t century AD
Culturs Berber, Phoenicie, Carthaginian, Roman, Byzantine
Offeecial name Archaeological Site of Leptis Magna
Teep Cultural
Criteria i, ii, iii
Designatit 1982 (6th session)
Reference no. 183
State Pairty Libie
Region Arab States

Leptis Magna (Arabic: لَبْدَةLabdah)[1] an aa kent as Lectis Magna (or Lepcis Magna as it is sometimes spelled), an aa cried Lpqy, Neapolis, Lebida or Lebda tae modren-day residents o Libie, wis a prominent ceety o the Roman Empire. Its ruins are locatit in Khoms, Libie, 130 km (81 mi) east o Tripoli, on the coast whaur the Wadi Lebda meets the sea. The steid is ane o the maist spectacular an unspoiled Roman ruins in the Mediterranean.

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  1. "لَبْدَة Libya". Retrieved 2010-09-06. .