Beth Horon


Beth Horon
A city situated on the road from the coast to Jerusalem and consequently often under attack (Josh. 10:10; 1 Macc. 3:16).

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  • Beth-Horon — (d.i. Ort der Höhlung, a. Geogr.), 1) das obere, Levitenstadt, u. 2) (Bethar), das niedere, nahe bei einander liegende Städte, im Stamme Ephraim, von Salomo befestigt. Nicht weit davon war ein Gebirgspaß, wo Josua die 5 Könige Kanaans schlug u.… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Beth-Horon — Beït Horon Beït Horon Géographie Altitude 550 m Massif …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Beth-horon —    House of the hollow, or of the cavern, the name of two towns or villages (2 Chr. 8:5; 1 Chr. 7:24) in the territory of Ephraim, on the way from Jerusalem to Joppa. They are distinguished as Beth horon the upper and Beth horon the nether. They… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Battle of Beth Horon — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle of Beth Horon caption= partof=Maccabean Revolt date=166 BC place=Beth horon, acsent of Beit Horon result=Jewish victory combatant1=Jewish rebels combatant2=Seleucid army commander1=Judas Maccabeus… …   Wikipedia

  • Battle of Beth Horon (66) — The Battle of Beth Horon was a battle fought in 66 CE between Roman and Jewish forces and was one of the decisive battles in the First Jewish Roman War. It convinced the Romans of the need to counter the public humiliation by a full and thorough… …   Wikipedia

  • ḤUNYA (Neḥunya, Ḥanina) OF BETH-HORON — (Brat Hauran), Palestinian amora of the early third century who lived in Hauran in Transjordan (S. Klein, Ever ha Yarden ha Yehudi (1925), 57f.), whence he would periodically visit Tiberias. It is said that when he crossed the Jordan it parted… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Beth — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Beth peut faire référence à : beth, une lettre de l alphabet hébreu, Bēth, la 2e lettre de l alphabet syriaque, Beth (nombre) Beth, chanson du groupe …   Wikipédia en Français

  • BET(H)-HORON — (Heb. בֵּית חוֹרוֹן; Upper, עֶלְיוֹן (Elyon), and Lower, תַּחְתּוֹן (Taḥton), two adjacent biblical towns named after the Canaanite deity Horon mentioned in Ugaritic literature and other texts. The towns, known as Upper and Lower Horon, were… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Beit Horon — ( he. בֵּית חוֹרוֹן) is a communal settlement (Israel) and Israeli settlement located in the northern Judean part of the central West Bank along Route 443, the biblical pass of Beit Horon, between Modi in and Jerusalem. The village is located… …   Wikipedia

  • Beit-Horon — Beït Horon Beït Horon Géographie Altitude 550 m Massif …   Wikipédia en Français


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