Emmaus - in ancient sources @ attalus.org
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- a town in Judaea, north-west of Jerusalem
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Judas defeats a Syrian force led by Gorgias at Emmaus.
rived they encamped near Emmaus in the plain. 41 When the
tack the king's force in Emmaus while the division was
fortress in Jericho, and Emmaus, and Beth-horon, and Bethe
came as far as the city Emmaus, and pitched their camp
to those enemies that were at Emmaus. So that when Gorgia
ose enemies that were at Emmaus, with only three thousand
demolished; Jericho, and Emmaus, and Bethhoron, and Bethel
which were Gophna and Emmaus; and, besides these, Lydia
he retired to the city Emmaus; and what Jews he met with
ade slaves of Gophna and Emmaus, and two others of less
had done, and retired to Emmaus to Herodes; and as he was
water, and those of Emmaus, Lydda, Jope, Accrabim, Gophana,
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