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Leptis Magna
Things to see at Leptis Magna:
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1. Market
2. Arch of Septimius Severus
3. Severan Forum

Leptis Magna (Arabic: لَبْدَةLabdah) Great Leptis, or simply Leptis, known as Lebda to modern-day residents of Libya, was a prominent city of the Roman Empire. It was also known as Lectis Magna or Lepcis Magna as variations in Latin, Lpqy to ancient Berbers, and Neapolis to Ancient Greeks; today it is called as Lebida in transcriptions of Fusha Arabic. Magna means great in Latin, and the name Leptis Magna contrasts with Little Leptis, or Leptis Parva, in modern-day Tunisia.

The ruins of Leptis Magna are located in Khoms, Libya, 130 km (81 mi) east of Tripoli, on the coast where the Wadi Lebda meets the sea. The site is one of the most spectacular and unspoiled Roman ruins in the Mediterranean.

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Alternative titles "leptis magna"
"Leptis Magna Theatre"
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"Leptis Magna - Theatre"
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