Heliopolis

the City of the Sun, a Greek form of (1) Baalbek, in Syria; and (2) of On, in ancient Egypt, noted for its temple of Actis, called Beth Shemesh or Temple of the Sun, in Jer. xliii. 13.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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