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- adj. Of or relating to Byblis
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In celebrating Abraham's smashing of Nimrod's idols, damning the fallen Babel rebuilt as Sodom, cursing the Sidonian, Byblian and Tyrean Quarters, the Temples of Judaism in New Jerusalem took on some of the features of the very homodoxy it was fighting.
The Tyrian, Sidonian, Byblian and Berytian authors, of whom we hear, bear Greek names:  and it is impossible to say whether they belonged, in any true sense, to the Phoenician race.
A stelé of a Byblian king, Jehavmelek, probably somewhat more ancient than these,  bears an inscription of a different kind, since it is attached to a votive offering and not to a sepulchre.
Lucian, a heathen and an eye-witness, tells us  -- "I saw at Byblus the grand temple of the Byblian Venus, in which are accomplished the orgies relating to Adonis; and I learnt the nature of the orgies.