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The Canaanite-Phoenicians are credited with the invention of the Phoenician alphabet.
The cities of Phoenicia were incorporated into the Persian Achaemenid Empire by Cyrus the Great in 539 BCE.
Lebanon's location at the crossroads of the Mediterranean Basin and the Arabian hinterland facilitated its rich history and shaped a cultural identity of religious and ethnic diversity.
The French expanded the borders of the Mount Lebanon Governorate, which was mostly populated by Maronites and Druze, to include more Muslims.The ties they established with the Latins have influenced the region into the modern era.The region eventually was ruled by the Ottoman Empire from 1516 to 1918.; French: République libanaise), is a country in Western Asia.It is bordered by Syria to the north and east and Israel to the south, while Cyprus is west across the Mediterranean Sea.