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Click to edit Master subtitle style 5/7/11 Lebanon Christie Clark, Kristin Fiorello, Emily Nickens, & Claire Toups
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5/7/11 Lebanon ² Capital ² Beirut ² Largest city ² Population ² ~4.2 million (2009) ² Borders ² Syria ² Israel ² Mediterranean Sea
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5/7/11 Lebanon ² Language ² Arabic ² Flag ² The Cedar tree is a symbol used by the Maronite Christians since the 18th century. It represents peace, tolerance, and immortality. The red strips represent the martyrdom and self sacrifice, and the white represents the snow capped mountains of Lebanon.
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5/7/11 Lebanon ² Greeks dominated in ancient times until Turkish Ottoman Empire took over ² Greek and Turkish food influences ² Islam emerged during Arab Conquest ² Christian influx during the Crusades ² Relationship established between Lebanese Christians and Europeans
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5/7/11 Religious Beliefs ² Muslim: 59.7% ² Christianity: 39.0%
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Ceremonial Occasions Ramadan Saint Barbara Lent ² Fasting occurs until sundown ² Typical foods: Soup Fatteh Karbooj ² Fasting from meat ² Typical food: Atayef ² Fasting from meat ² Preparation for Easter ² Typical foods: Kibbeh hommos Kibbeh yaqteen Kibbeh hileh Sfouf b’debbes ² All desserts are free of: Butter Milk Egg
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5/7/11 Lebanese Food ² Mediterranean Diet ² Plant-based ² Very few pork dishes ² Muslim influence ² Greek Influence ² Hummus ² Baba Ganouj ² Tripotes
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5/7/11 Dining Etiquette ²
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This note was uploaded on 05/07/2011 for the course HUEC 4016 taught by Professor Myhand during the Spring '11 term at LSU.

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