Nezib

Nezib

(nē`zĭb), in the Bible, city, SW ancient Palestine, NW of Hebron.
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On the day of the battle of Nezib, on which Ibrahim Pacha defeated the Sultan's forces, all the surrounding mountains and hills swarmed with Koord horsemen, impatiently watching the result to pounce upon the vanquished, whichever that might be.
In 1839, just at the time when Tristan was in London to research for her book, the Pacha Mehemet Ali of Egypt was victorious in the battle of Nezib against Sultan Mahmoud.