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Civics

The Naassan families Sunni in Trablous, Catholic in Saida, and Orthodox in Marjeyoun

Salj families are “Catholic”

AIN AL-ASSAD AND CHAMISS

Kharouf Families

BNAAFOUL FOUR SECTS IN ONE TOWN

Families MAJBOUR and MAKHOUR

A koshtban (thimble) is a small metal cap used by tailors to protect their fingers when sewing. It is rarely used today as hand-sewing has been replaced by sewing machines.

Deir Serian is a village in the Qada’a of Marjeyoun. Its name suggests that it is a Christian village, yet, in fact, it is Shiite.