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Horns of Hattin
Hattin, Horns Of
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The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Hattin, Horns Of
Hattin (hah-teen´), Horns of, a prominent hill about five miles west of the Sea of Galilee, called in modern parlance the “Mount of the Beatitudes.” The site controls a strategic segment of the ancient road from Egypt to northern Syria, near the point where the highway begins its descent to the Sea of
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Hattin, Horns Of
Hattin, Horns ofA mountain pass in the heights above the Sea of Galilee ca. 8 km. (5 mi.) NW of Tiberias, in the saddle between two peaks connecting the Sea of Galilee with the coastal plain. Here a decisive battle of the Crusades took place. Under the leadership of Saladin (Salah ad-Din), Islam’s greatest
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Hattin, Horns of
Hattin, Horns OfHattin, Horns of, (hah-teenʹ), a prominent hill about 5 miles west of the Sea of Galilee. This extinct volcano was identified by the Crusaders—with little justification—as the Mount of the Beatitudes. The site controls a strategic segment of the ancient road from Egypt to northern Syria,
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Hattin, Horns of
HATTIN, HORNS OF [HAT teen] — a two-peaked hill on the road from Magdala, on the western shore of the Sea of Galilee, to Cana and Nazareth. One of the great battles of history took place near this hill. On July 4, 1187, at the battle of Hattin, the Crusaders suffered a decisive defeat at the hands of