Gadara


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Gadara

(găd`ərə), ancient city of the Decapolis, the modern Umm Qays (Jordan), SE of the Sea of Galilee. Extensive ruins mark the site. This Gadara must be distinguished from Gadara, the capital of Perea, which was destroyed by Vespasian in 68 B.C. The terms Gadarenes, Gergesenes, and Gerasenes appear variously for the locale of the celebrated miracle of the possessed swine reported in the New Testament. They probably refer to an obscure town on the east shore of the lake.
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As Philodemus of Gadara put it: "Therefore, live well and die well
Archaeologists discuss the findings from excavations in the famous Decapolis city of Gadara in northwestern Jordan in 1976-80, 1992, and 1997.
In early scriptures and literature, Cambodia is mentioned along with Gadara, Dared and the Baglike quite a number of times.
The others were located in Sepphoris (Galilee), Jericho, Gadara (where the Gadarene demoniacs of Matthew 8 lived), and Amathus on the island of Cyprus.
La poetica de Neoptolemo se ha perdido, pero su contenido se conoce a traves de los comentarios polemicos que le dedica Filodemo de Gadara dos siglos mas tarde.
Two Greek Rhetorical Treatises from the Roman Empire: Introduction, Text and Translation of the Arts of Rhetoric, Attributed to Anonymous Seguerianus and to Aspines of Gadara.
25) Tal es la denominacion que Teodoro de Gadara le dio a Tiberio, denominando asi su mezcla de estupidez (barro) con crueldad (sangre).
Las antologias existen desde el Stefanos, corona, guirnalda, de Meleagro de Gadara (siglo I-II a.
El enves de la mujer vieja aqui descrita, despreciada, se encuentra en Antologia palatina, 2, 495, donde Filodemo de Gadara describe a Carito, que, con <<sesenta primaveras>>, <<aun conserva su larga y negra melena / [.
The discovery of rare minerals in Gal Alnahl in Gadara state
Among the pairings of events and places are casting out demons at Gadara (Umm Qays) and Gerasa (Jerash), the site of the baptism and Elihah's ascension in Bethany beyond the Jordan, the memorial of Moses on Mount Nebo, deacon and first Christian martyr Saint Stephen at Umm ar-Rasas, the beheading of John the Baptist at Machaerus/Mukawer, and the memorial of Aaron at Jabal Haroun (near Petra).