citadel of Beth-zur

a preliminary report of the first excavation conducted by the Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Chicago, and the American School of Oriental Research, Jerusalem, in 1931 at Khirbat et Tubeiqa
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Beth-zur, Palestine, Palestine -- Antiqui
Statementby Ovid Rogers Sellers.
ContributionsAmerican School of Oriental Research in Jerusalem., Presbyterian Theological Seminary (Chicago, Ill.)
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The greatest number of references belong to the Maccabean times when Bethsura (the Gr. form of Heb. Beth-zur) functioned as a strategic fortress. In episode after episode, this town figures as a strategic frontier town which was disputed between Judea and Idumea.

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A citadel was built at Betsoura during the 3rd century BCE, when a series of wars between the Seleucid Empire and the Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt rocked the region. In BC, during the Maccabean wars, the Battle of Beth-Zur was fought nates: 31°35′00″N 35°06′00″E / °N.

in BASOR 43 (Oct., )and in S/s The Citadel of Beth-zur (here-after, CBZ), It was hoped that reports of the second season would appear fairly soon, but a good portion of the manuscript and relevant photographs were lost in May,on a flight from New York to Brussels.

Other portions of. Meanwhile the king was defeated at Beth-zur. Nevertheless, the real turning point was the news that Philip in Antioch was revolting against his rule and that of Lysias. Thus he and Lysias decided to set up a peace treaty with the Jews.

He let them observe all their rights, with their sanctuary and Temple. He took many enemies prisoners of war and made himself master of Gazara, Beth-zur, and the citadel.

He cleansed the citadel of its impurities; there was no one to withstand him. The people cultivated their land in peace; the land yielded its produce and the trees of the field their fruit.

beth-su'-ra (Baithsoura (1 Maccabeesetc.)), (2 Maccabees the Revised Version (British and American)): The Greek form of the name BETH-ZUR (which see).

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He took many prisoners of war and made himself master of Gazara, Beth-zur, and the citadel. He cleansed the citadel of its impurities; there was no one to withstand him.

The people cultivated their land in peace; the land yielded its produce, the trees of the field their fruit. Old men sat in the squares, all talking about the good times, while the young men put on the glorious raiment of war. 31 They advanced through Idumaea and besieged Beth-Zur, pressing the attack for days on end; they also constructed siege-engines, but the defenders made a sortie and set these on fire, putting up a brave resistance.

32 At this, Judas left the Citadel and pitched camp at Beth-Zechariah opposite the royal encampment. 33 The king rose at daybreak and marched his army at top speed down the road. 52 He also fortified the town of Beth-Zur, Gezer and the Citadel, and placed troops in them with supplies of provisions.

53 He took the sons of the leading men of the country as hostages, and had them placed under guard in the Citadel of Jerusalem. 54 In the yearin the second month, Alcimus ordered the demolition of the wall of the inner court of the sanctuary, destroying the work of.

Adora was a few miles southwest of Beth-zur. They would avoid Beth-zur itself and other strongholds of the Maccabees by following the way of the wilderness.

* Baskama: perhaps northeast of the Sea of Galilee. * The one hundred and seventieth year: March,to April, B.C., by the Temple calendar. of the Hellenistic period. The discovery at Beth-zur of a Jewish coin bearing the inscription Yehzid (Judah) and Yehazpz^yah (Hezekiah) confirms the existence of that high 1 D.

Freedman, "The Babylonian Chronicle," BA, XIX (), 53, note He also fortified the town of Beth-zur, and Gazara, and the citadel, and in them he put troops and stores of food. Link panels (synchronize references) Go to table of contents Single column Stretch across both columns Show reading view (Fullscreen) Show Community Notes A.

1 Maccabees 1 Maccabees CHRISTIAN APOLOGETICS & RESEARCH MINISTRY E PAGE and burned incense at the doors of the houses and in the streets.

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1 Maccabees Then his son Judas, who was called Maccabeus, took command in his place. 2 All his brothers and all who had joined his father helped him; they gladly fought for Israel. 3 He extended the glory of his people. Like a giant he put on his breastplate; he bound on his armor of war and waged battles, protecting the camp by his Size: 31KB.

H2D,SGC, 0 at the McCormick Theological Seminary (Beth Zur Excavation #, MTS #51; click for detailed photos): Note: This impression also appears in: BASOR 43 by O.R.

Sellers & W.F. Albright "The Citadel of Beth-Zur" by Ovid Rogers Sellers. The Battle of Beth Zur was fought between the Maccabees led by Judah Maccabee and a Seleucid Greek army led by Viceroy Lysias in BC.

[1] Maccabee won the battle, and was able to recapture Jerusalem soon after.

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The Jews did not fight in open terrain; they used guerrilla and hit and run tactics to slowly beat back the Seleucid army and eventually rout it. The Book of 1Maccabees Chapter 16 (Bible Marathon Day ) 1 John then went up from Gazara and told his father Simon what Cendebeus was doing.

2 Simon called his two oldest sons, Judas and John, and said to them: “I and my brothers and my father’s house have fought the wars of Israel from our youth until today, and many times we succeeded in saving Israel. Capture of Demetrius II. In the one hundred and seventy-second year,#The one hundred and seventy-second year: / B.C.

The expedition began most probably in. George S. Duncan; BOOK REVIEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENT, Journal of the American Academy of Religion, Volume I, Issue II, 1 JanuaryPages 35–b–36,   The akra, “citadel,” remained throughout a garrison of Seleucids and Hellenized Jews within Jerusalem.

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