Hammath

Hammath

(hăm`ăth), in the Bible. 1 Fortified Naphtalite city. It is probably the Hammon mentioned in First Chronicles and Joshua. 2 Father of the founder of the house of Rechab.
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Their topics include coinage and the economy of Syria-Palestine in the seventh and eighth centuries CE, insights from the papyri into administering the early Islamic empire, 'Abd al-Malik's monetary reform in copper and the failure of centralization, early Islamic urbanism and building activity in Jerusalem and at Hammath Gader, late antique legacies and Muslim economic expansion, and whether Syrian elites from Byzantium survived the shift to Islam.
The description of Joseph in Aseneth 4, 5-7(B)/5, 4-11(Ph) recalls the depiction of the god Helios on the mosaic pavement of the synagogues in Beth Alpha and Hammath Tiberias (third-fourth c.