Kanatha


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see DecapolisDecapolis
[Gr.,=ten cities], confederacy of 10 ancient cities, all E of the Jordan, except Scythopolis. The others were (according to Pliny) Dion, Pella, Gadara, Hippos, Gerasa, Philadelphia, Damascus, Raphana, and Kanatha.
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, in the Bible, town, ancient Palestine, E of the Jordan. It was captured and renamed by Nobah after himself. It was later the Kanatha of the Decapolis.
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Swaida, Southern Syria, (SANA)- Kanatha Gallery for fine arts lies at the center of the architectural fabric of the ancient archeological city of Swaida.
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