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Coele-Syria: see Biqa, AlBiqa, Al
, or El Bika
, upland valley of Lebanon and Syria, 75 mi (121 km) long and 5 to 9 mi (8–14.5 km) wide, between the Lebanon and Anti-Lebanon ranges; highest part of the Rift Valley complex.
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The contents of the stele shed light on the Seleucid government's involvement in local temples, mentioning an individual named Olympiodoros, the appointed "overseer" of the temples in Coele Syria
- Phoenicia, including Judea.
His descriptions of "Palestine" and "Coele Syria
" clear up some long-standing misconceptions by showing the various and changing geographical entities referred to by these terms.