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Reply To: In what ways did indigenous Christians shape Lebanon’s history? What did you find most interesting about these communities?

Shawrath Anthony

Daniel thank you for articulating your thoughts so well. I too was very surprised when learned that Zahle had the largest christian-majority city in the Near East; Very fascinating !

I agree with your statement that said Christians are largely responsible for the continued existence of Lebanon as an independent country without it being merged into the rest of of syria like so many other autonomous zones were during that period.

Thank you for your thoughtful response.