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Alexandrion
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Alexandrion
Alexandrion (Ἀλεξάνδριον, Alexandrion; also known as Sartaba). A ruined fortress named after the Hasmonean king Alexander Jannaeus (103–76 bc).
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
Alexandrion; Sartaba
ALEXANDRION; SARTABA A fortress built by the Hasmonean king, Alexander Jannaeus, on the northwestern border of Judea, west of the Jordan (Josephus, Antiq. xiii, 417). In 63 bc his widow, Alexandra, sought refuge at Alexandrion with her son Aristobulus, who fought Pompey there (Josephus, War i, 134).