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Defense
Defensive
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Defense, Public
defense, public. The requirements for public defense in the ancient world were factors in city planning and national policy. Regarding the former, the “defensibility” of a city and a protected water supply were of paramount importance. One of the oldest known urban structures in the ancient Near East
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Defense
Defensedefense, protection against hostile acts mounted against an individual, a city, or a nation. The requirements for defense in the ancient world were factors in city planning and in national policy. Regarding the former, the ‘defensibility’ of a city and a protected water supply were of paramount