: Nahr el-Auly
), the “graceful” river upon whose waters Sidon was situated. (Dionys. Per. 913.)
The stream rises in Mount Lebanon, NE. of Deir-el-Kanr
from fountains an hour and a half beyond the village of El-Bârûk;
it is at first a wild torrent, and its course nearly south-west. (Burkhardt, Syria,
p. 206; Robinson, Travels,
vol. iii. p. 429; Chesney, Exped. Euphrat.
vol. i. p.467.)