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Headword: *dh/fhla
Adler number: delta,496
Translated headword: Dephela
Vetting Status: high
A city [mentioned] in Josephus.
Greek Original:
*dh/fhla: po/lis para\ *)iwsh/pw|.
Likewise ps.-Zonaras and, according to Adler, the Ambrosian Lexicon; however, as she noted, this toponym is not found in Josephus, and is in fact unattested outside lexicography. (Perhaps [NF] an error for the Shephela area of Judaea, Barrington Altas map 70 grid F2/G2, though [DW] that too is not in Josephus.)
Keywords: definition; geography; historiography
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 21 July 2004@16:16:26.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note) on 22 July 2004@03:16:52.
David Whitehead (expanded note, incorporating a suggestion from Nicholas Fincher) on 19 September 2004@08:48:48.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 27 June 2012@05:03:31.
David Whitehead (coding) on 18 October 2015@10:06:57.


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