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Headword: Γαλααδίτις
Adler number: gamma,14
Translated headword: Galaaditis, Galaad, Gilead
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
A territory [of that name].
Greek Original:
Γαλααδίτις: χώρα.
Notes:
Commonly known as Gilead, a territory east of Lake Tiberias (the Sea of Galilee), in present-day Jordan and Syria (Barrington Atlas map 39 grid C4). Mentioned in the Septuagint (e.g. Genesis 31.20), Josephus (Jewish Antiquities 13.382), and numerous other sources.
Same entry, according to Adler, in the Ambrosian Lexicon (90).
Keywords: definition; geography; historiography; religion
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 5 June 2003@02:38:35.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note; augmented keywords) on 5 June 2003@03:03:47.
William Hutton (augmented note and headwords, set status) on 11 March 2008@11:22:03.
William Hutton on 11 March 2008@11:23:12.
David Whitehead (coding and other cosmetics) on 26 September 2015@07:23:48.

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