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Bethshean

Overview page. Subjects: Biblical Studies.

An ancient site in a commanding position between the Jezreel and Jordan valleys where strong Egyptian influence has been detected by excavations. At the time of the entry into Canaan under...

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Bethshean

Overview page. Subjects: Biblical Studies.

An ancient site in a commanding position between the Jezreel and Jordan valleys where strong Egyptian influence has been detected by excavations. At the time of the entry into Canaan under...

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Bethshean

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 120 words.

An ancient site in a commanding position between the *Jezreel and *Jordan valleys where strong Egyptian influence has

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Bethshean

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

May 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 121 words.

An ancient site in a commanding position between the Jezreel and Jordan valleys where strong Egyptian influence has been detected

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Beth-Shean, Roman and Byzantine Period

in Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Archaeology

July 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies; Biblical Archaeology. 6955 words.

Settled over Tel Beth-Shean (Tel el-Husn, the “Fortress Mound”), at the southern bank of Harod Stream that bisects Beth-Shean Valley,

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Beth-Shean, Bronze and Iron Age

in Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Archaeology

July 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies; Biblical Archaeology. 6048 words.

Rabbi Shimon ben Laqish said of the Garden of Eden, “If it is in Eretz Israel, then Beth-Shean is its

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Beth-Shean

Amihai Mazar.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

November 1996; p ublished online April 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology of the Near East; Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 2972 words.

site located at the intersection of two major roads that cross the land of Israel from west to east (through

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Bet She´an (Israel)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 39 words.

Scythopolis, Bethshean

A very ancient city with a Canaanite name said to mean ‘House of Serenity’. The Hellenistic name of

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Scythopolis

Antony J. S. Spawforth.

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 156 words.

(now Beth–Shean), a Canaanite, then Israelite, city on the right bank of the Jordan, its Greek name of unclear origin.

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Rowe, Alan

Robert H. Dyson.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

November 1996; p ublished online April 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology of the Near East; Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 655 words.

Born in Horshonds, Essex, England, Rowe spent his early years in Australia. Between 1922 and 1928 he worked at Beth-Shean

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Scythopolis

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

(now Beth–Shean), a Canaanite, then Israelite, city on the right bank of the Jordan, its Greek name of unclear origin. It was conquered by Antiochus (3) III from the Ptolemies ...

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Scythopolis

Antony Spawforth.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies; Middle Eastern History. 157 words.

Scythopolis (now Beth–Shean), a Canaanite, then Israelite, city on the right bank of the Jordan, its Greek name of unclear origin. It was conquered by *Antiochus (3) III from the Ptolemies...

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linen

J. P. Wild.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Economic History. 334 words.

Linen (λίνον, linum), yarn and cloth, the product of the domesticated flax plant (Linum usitatissimum L.), which was developed in the Mediterranean region for oil-seed and fibre from the wild Linum...

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