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Flavia Neapolis
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Flavia Neapolis
Flavia Neapolis City founded in ad 72 by the Roman emperor Vespasian; birthplace of Justin Martyr. Flavia Neapolis served as the seat of a church attested in the second century. The modern city is Nablus, in the northern West Bank.
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
Flavia Neapolis
FLAVIA NEAPOLIS A town founded by Vespasian after the destruction of the Second Temple, on the site of a place named Maabartha, between Mount Gerizim and Mount Ebal (Josephus, War iv, 449; Pliny, Nat. Hist. v, 69). From ad 72 until the middle of the 3rd century the city had an era of its own, by which
The Eerdmans Encyclopedia of Early Christian Art and Archaeology, Volumes 1–3
Flaviopolis
FlaviopolisApprox. 36 km northeast of → Anazarbos, in the corner of Cilicia Pedias, on the Savrun River, Turkey; the modern site, Kars Pazarı/Kadirli is the ancient/late antique Flavias/Flaviopolis (TIB 5, 378ff.; see map 10, H7) It was founded by Vespasian in a.d. 74 as part of a systematic plan