A TikTok user, MirandaKnows, posted a video of fun facts about Lebanon that she was blown away with. In her video, she shared some interesting facts about our country that may even come as a surprise to some Lebanese.
Here’s are some of the facts she said about Lebanon:
There is evidence that proves the presence of Phoenicians in modern-day America long before it was discovered by Christopher Colombus. In fact, DNA evidence shows that the Phoenicians crossed the sea, explored the world, and integrated into the new civilizations they reached.
The first law school ever was built in Beirut, according to archeological findings. The Law School of Berytus was the center for the study of Roman law in classical antiquity.
#9 The inventors of Tom and Jerry are Lebanese
William Hanna and Joseph Barbera of Hanna-Barbera Productions are both of Lebanese origins. They met while working in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer MGM in 1937. From their production house also came The Flintstones.