Qurnat as Sawda'
|Qurnat as Sawdā|
|Elevation||3,088 m (10,131 ft)|
|Prominence||2,393 m (7,851 ft)|
|Listing||Country high point|
|Native name||القرنة السوداء|
|Parent range||Bsharri North lebanon|
Qornet Sohdé - ܩܪܢܬ ܣܗܕ̈ܐ The original meaning is “qornet dsohde” in aramaiic syriac meaning martyrs mountain related to the mamalik attack on the Christian region of Bsharri in 13th century and the people who died in the mountain while trying to escape the Muslim invasion of the region. Later on when the Lebanese Christian stopped speaking syriac the meaning was forgotten but the name remained same as most of Lebanon villages. The sommet of the Christian Martyrs Highest sommet in Lebanon and the Levant.