Joppa - in ancient sources @ attalus.org
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- a city on the coast of Palestine, the modern Jaffa
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Antigonus expels Ptolemy' garrisons from Joppa and Gaza.
SEG_20.467, a statue of Ptolemy IV at Joppa.
Judas attacks Joppa and Jamnia in retaliation for atrocities against
1Macc_* 10-15 *
encamped before Joppa, but the men of the city closed
upon arriving at Joppa he proceeded to Jerusalem. 22
peace. And some men of Joppa did so ungodly a deed as
ous harbours at Ascalon, Joppa, and Gaza, as well as at
other Simon, and came to Joppa, and pitched his camp on
nius, when he heard that Joppa was taken by Jonathan, took
eet Ptolemy as far as Joppa, and obtained from him hosp
aced in them, he came to Joppa; and when he had taken it,
the son of Absalom, to Joppa, and gave him order to ejec
overthrew the city Gazara, and Joppa, and Jamneia. He also
rms, and pay tribute for Joppa, and the other cities which
ffairs, who desired that Joppa, and the havens, and Gazara
ntipatris, to the sea of Joppa, on which part only his arm
rato's Tower, Apollonia, Joppa, Jamneia, Azotus, Gaza, Ant
ritime cities, Gaza, and Joppa, and Dora, and Strato's Tow
of the Jews, excepting Joppa, do pay a tribute yearly
pleasure that the city Joppa, which the Jews had origina
esire, the garrison that is in Joppa may be ejected. 
hey were his relations,) Joppa was a hindrance to him, for
when Herodes had taken Joppa, he made haste to set free
er, and took Gazara, and Joppa, and Jamneia, which were
tains, and the shores of Joppa; he also erected a high wal
ritime cities, Gaza, and Joppa, and Dora, and that which
endured. But still Joppa stood in his way, and hindered
After this Herodes took Joppa, and then made haste to Mas
cities, Gaza and Anthedon, and Joppa, and Strato's Tower.
eashore between Dora and Joppa, in the middle, between whi
he told us that Krotos is in Joppa, with the intention
a sacred prostitute down to Joppa. And he went away to
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