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Hippos
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Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Hippos
Hippos. One of the cities of the Decapolis (a loose federation of 10 Greek cities) established in Palestine after the death of Alexander the Great (323 bc; also called Susitha); not mentioned in the Bible. Its location is in doubt, but most likely it was eight miles north of Gadara and four miles east
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Hippos
HIPPOS* One of the cities of the Decapolis (a loose confederation of 10 Greek cities) established in Palestine after the death of Alexander the Great (323 bc; also called Susitha); not mentioned in the Bible. Its location is in doubt, but most likely it was eight miles (12.8 kilometers) north of Gadara
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Hippos
Hippos (Gk. Hɩ́ppos)A Greek city (Antiochia Hippos) founded by the Seleucid kings in the 3rd century b.c., located at modern Qalʿat el-Ḥuṣn (“fortress of the horse”; 212242), 2 km. (1.2 mi.) E. of the Sea of Galilee. Conquered by Alexander Janneus (ca. 80 b.c.), Hippos was taken by Pompey, at which
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
Sussita; Hippos
SUSSITA; HIPPOS A Greek city on the heights overlooking the Sea of Galilee, with the lake on the west; surrounded on the north, northeast and south by deep gorges forming a natural fortification, broken only on the southeast by a narrow ridge giving access to a wadi leading to the lake. From this side
The Eerdmans Encyclopedia of Early Christian Art and Archaeology, Volumes 1–3
Hippos
Hippos(Aram. Sussita/Sussiya, Arab. Qalʿat el-Husn). Approx. 2 km east of the Sea of → Galilee in Transjordan on a hill overlooking the lake (see map 22, D2). In the 19th c. the ancient city of H. (TIR. IP, s.v.) was located at the village of Sussiya, which maintains its ancient city name of Sussita,
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