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Headword: *basani=tis
Adler number: beta,138
Translated headword: Basanitis
Vetting Status: high
A territory [of that name].
Greek Original:
*basani=tis: xw/ra.
Also spelled *basanei=tis: Joshua 13:11 etc.
The Jewish Encyclopedia (web address 1) suggests that *basani=tis is a Greek transliteration of the Hebrew בשן Bašan, and that the area is also called Batanaia (beta 179). See also beta 136, omega 6.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; religion
Translated by: Richard Davis on 5 January 2003@23:56:29.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (augmented note; cosmetics) on 6 January 2003@20:50:50.
Catharine Roth (augmented note) on 6 January 2003@20:55:01.
David Whitehead (modified translation; added x-ref and keyword; cosmetics) on 7 January 2003@03:12:09.
Raphael Finkel (Added Hebrew.) on 11 August 2004@14:42:09.
David Whitehead on 22 May 2012@04:59:21.
Catharine Roth (tweaked note) on 22 August 2013@20:55:07.
Raphael Finkel (Converted Romanization of Hebrew to ISO 259) on 7 August 2014@15:04:56.
David Whitehead on 16 September 2015@11:05:46.


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