Rich McQuillen
Josephus on Gibeah: Versions of a Toponym
Thu Feb 9, 2017 20:10
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An interesting topic, I wish I could read the rest of the article.
Josephus on Gibeah: Versions of a Toponym
https://www.jstor.org/stable/1455028?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents

  • Aelia 3147′N 3513′E now and thenTory, Thu Feb 9 14:10
    Josephus: Gibeon is 40 stadia from Jerusalem Bethlehem is 20 stadia from Jerusalem Gibeon sits in the valley that extends to Bethlehem Jerusalem is next to Masada All four of these claims are made by ... more
    • Josephus on Gibeah: Versions of a Toponym — Rich McQuillen, Thu Feb 9 20:10
      • Rich The author does not talk about our issue. He is concerned with Gibeah not Gibeon. And he thinks Josephus is confused about the former's identity and location. No mention is made of the fact that ... more
        • GibeonTory, Thu Feb 9 23:52
          The jar-handles found at Al Jib in the 1950s have GB'N stamped on them. This is supposedly proof that Al Jib is the site of biblical Gibeon. Yet no one has asked the elementary questions: did the... more
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