Bethsur   - in ancient sources @

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  Bethsur   - a town in Judaea, the site of Judas' defeat of Lysias
Wikipedia entry
  + Beth-zur , Bethsura
165/14 Judas defeats a Syrian force led by Lysias at Bethsur.
144/4 Simon captures Bethsur.
    Within translations:
1Macc_4 Idumaea and encamped at Beth-zur, and Judas met them with
1Macc_6 high walls as before, and also Beth-zur, his city. When
1Macc_* 9-11 * fortified the city of Beth-zur, and Gazara, and the cit
1Macc_14 ruled over Gazara and Beth-zur and the citadel, & and
2Macc_11 Judaea, he approached Beth-zur, which was a fortified
2Macc_13 19 He advanced against Beth-zur, a strong fortress of
Joseph:AJ_12.313 to the hill country of Bethsura, a village of Judaea,
Joseph:AJ_12.326 fortified the city Bethsura, that it might serve as a cita
Joseph:AJ_* 12.367-370 * ence went up to the city Bethsura, a city that was strong,
Joseph:AJ_12.375 sent part of his army to Bethsura, to besiege it, and with
Joseph:AJ_12.376 but the inhabitants of Bethsura were terrified at his
Joseph:AJ_13.42 that were in the city Bethsura, and those that were in
Joseph:AJ_13.155 and then sat down before Bethsura, and besieged it, that
Joseph:AJ_13.156 engines of war against Bethsura, and was very earnest
Joseph:BJ_01.41 arts. He then took Bethsura, which was a small city; but

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