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Heptapegon
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Heptapegon
Heptapegon (ἑπτάπηγον, heptapēgon). The Greek name of a place located on the northwest shore of the Sea of Galilee, about two and a half miles west of Capernaum. The area’s more common name is Tabgha. For further information, see this article: Tabgha.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Heptapegon
HEPTAPEGON (M.R. 200251). A term (Gk Heptapegon), which specifically refers to several still-existing springs near the NW bank of Lake Kinneret. These springs flow between the foot of the hills of the Mount of Beatitudes and the bank of the lake in a rocky area that is situated 2 miles to the SW of Talhum-Capernaum
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
Heptapegon
HEPTAPEGON A spring (et-Tabgha, near the Sea of Galilee) southwest of Capernaum, whose name means ‘seven springs’. The name cannot be traced earlier than the 6th century ad, when Cyril of Scythopolis mentions it (Vita S. Sabae, 24). According to other early Christian traditions of the same period Jesus
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 3, H–L
Heptapegon
Heptapegon (Ἑπταπηγῶν, “Seven Fountains”). This name, first attested in the Middle Ages, is applied to an area with several springs about 2 mi. SW of Capernaum. Known today as ʿAin eṭ-Ṭabgha (in Heb., ʿEn Shebaʿ), the place was apparently referred to as Capernaum in the time of Josephus (War 3.10.8),
The Eerdmans Encyclopedia of Early Christian Art and Archaeology, Volumes 1–3
Heptapegon
Heptapegon(“Seven Springs”; Arab. ʿAyn al-Ṭabghā, et-Ṭabghā; Heb. ʿEn Shevʿa). Site on the northwestern shore of the Sea of Galilee, 3 km south of → Capernaum. In late antiquity, three large water towers (dividicula) were built at the site. According to Peter the Deacon’s supplement (2.5.3) to Egeria’s