Ekron


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Ekron

(ĕk`rŏn), important Philistine city, SE of Jaffa, near the sea and bordering Judah. According to accounts in the Bible, Ekron was in the hands of the Philistines when it was the Ark of the Covenant's last resting place before its restoration to Israel. It also appears as Accaron.
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In stressing Gath's distinctive trajectory and practices, Maier notes that the prominence enjoyed by Gath and Ashdod in Iron IIA-B was usurped by Ashkelon and Ekron in Iron IIC (pp.
where I most desire, In Ekron, Gaza, Asdod, and in Gath I shall be nam'd among the famousest Of Women, sung at solemn festivals, Living and dead recorded, who to save Her country from a fierce destroyer, chose Above the faith of wedlock bands, my tomb With odors visited and annual flowers.
Benjamin's Stones and Stories: An Introduction to Archaeology and the Bible (Fortress, $39) provides a history of the field, describes its methods (including processual archaeology, ethnoarchaeology, and post-processual archaeology), discusses findings at specific sites (Qumran, Arad, Ekron, Gezer, and a nautical site called Cape Gelidonya), and even surmises what its future course will be.
In the girls 100m event Libby Grimwood from Cavendish took first with Amy Sanderson from Sandfield Park and Ekron Abedi from Bluebell Park in third place.
It was originally called Ekron, the first agricultural settlement of the Hovevei Zion movement.
Ekron Malcolm, Director of the Institute for Canadian Values; and REAL Women of Ontario for their vigilance and courage and strong leadership in describing the proposed sex education curriculum as a "form of corruption" that called for opposition through "a fire storm of response" and vigorous protest by concerned people.
In Chapters 2-5, she examines existing literary and archaeological evidence in order to ascertain the ethnic origins of the Egyptian imperial presence in the Levant; the Canaanite "ethnic mosaic" of peoples in the river valleys, the Shephelah, and the Coastal Plain; the "Israelite mixed multitude" of the Central Highlands; and, the Philistine colonial presence in the coastal cities of Gaza, Ashkelon, Ashdod, Ekron, and Gath.
The first colony to be supported was Ekron, later named Mazkeret-Bathia (1882).
First, the duke sketches out for Rashi not only the magnitude of his forces (100,000 knights) but details a line of march overland to the edge of Italy, whence the duke proposes to transport his army in 200 ships to Beirut, then to be reinforced by 10,000 cavalry in "Acri which is Ekron.
Archeologists have uncovered a stone block inscribed with the name of the biblical city of Ekron and its kings - the first conclusive evidence of the Philistine city burned to the ground more than 2,500 years ago.
which mentions Ikausu son of Padi, both of whom are referred to as kings of Ekron in Assyrian records.