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Headword: Αἰλία
Adler number: alphaiota,177
Translated headword: Ailia, Aelia
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Name of a city. Jerusalem.
Greek Original:
Αἰλία: ὄνομα πόλεως. ἡ Ἱερουσαλήμ.
Note:
Jerusalem, sacked and destroyed after its revolt in 70 CE, was refounded as a military colony (called Aelia Capitolina) by the emperor Hadrian; cf. beta 200.
Reference:
OCD(4) pp.772-3 (Jerusalem)
Keywords: biography; definition; geography; history; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 22 October 2000@09:27:58.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 28 July 2002@22:36:08.
David Whitehead (augmented note; cosmetics) on 29 July 2002@03:07:11.
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