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Gath

(găth), unidentified royal city of the Philistines, on the borders of Judah. In the Bible, it was the birthplace of Goliath, and it was a place of refuge for David in the outlaw years. Later he had a loyal bodyguard of Gittites, i.e., inhabitants of Gath.
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Gath

Old Testament one of the five cities of the Philistines, from which Goliath came (I Samuel 17:4) and near which Saul fell in battle (II Samuel 1:20)
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While archaeologists have known for decades that Tell es-Safi contained the ruins of Goliath's birthplace, the recent discovery beneath a pre-existing site reveals that his native city was a place of even greater architectural grandeur than the Gath of a century later.
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This volume also refines our knowledge of Gath's distinctive trajectory, of the constellation of Philistine cities with Gath's changing role in that evolving interaction, and of Israelite-Judahite relations and influences through Iron I-IIB.
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"This is evidence that non-Semitic names that are remarkably similar to Goliath were used within the time frame of this Philistine warrior in his reputed hometown of Gath," explains Lawrence Mykytiuk, author of Identifying Biblical Persons in Northwest Semitic Inscriptions of 1200-539 B.C.
When this aesthetic turn inward, resulting in such poems as that named on memory, "On Imagination," "To Maecenas," "Thoughts in the Works of Providence," "Goliath of Gath" (older than 1772 but reworked for the 1773 Poems), "Niobe in Distress...," and "To S.
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