Capharnaum


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Capharnaum

(kəfär`nāəm), the same as CapernaumCapernaum
or Capharnaum
, town, NE ancient Palestine, on the northwestern shore of the Sea of Galilee; in the Gospels, it is closely associated with Jesus' ministry, and was the home of several of Jesus' disciples. A synagogue of the 3d cent.
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La scission d'un Etat moderne comme le Canada pourrait tourner en capharnaum administratif.