see Beth-shanBeth-shan
or Beth-shean
, ancient town, at the meeting of the Vale of Jezreel with the Jordan valley. It was the most strategic point of E ancient Palestine, with the crossing of four roads. References to it in the Bible are numerous.
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He baptizes not only up Cherith in the wildlands numinosity east of the River, but also sets up shop near Aenon and Salini, on the west, straddling the route to the south of elite entrepreneurial traffic, coming down from Scythopolis to Jerusalem, after partying and schmoozing with Herod in Tiberias (Jh 4:23; Sawicki, 4, 145-6, 158, 173, 185; Stinehart, 2008, 1).
How much more interesting her book might have been had Ramelli shown us the thrusts and counterthrusts by such fourth-to-fifth-century figures as Epiphanius, Theophilus of Antioch, Jerome, Augustine, and Shenoute of Atripe, and by the sixth-century authors Severus of Antioch, Cyril of Scythopolis, Barsanuphius, John of Gaza, and Jacob of Sarug, all of whom took vigorous exception to universalism.
53), Cyril of Scythopolis, "Life of Sabas" (Eduard Schwartz, Kyrillos von Skythopolis [Leipzig: Hinrichs, 1939], 172 11.
Philippus (44), antiguo prefecto y consul (ex prae-fecto et consule), quien encausado en los juicios de Scythopolis (45), le seria impuesta la pena del exilio, aun cuando se le someteria previamente a tortura por orden expresa imperial (46).
One of the primary sources is the account of Cyril of Scythopolis (Beit Sh'ean) who was born AD 514 and entered monastic life in AD 543.
However, towns like Nazareth and Scythopolis allowed a certain community between Jews and Christians.
Based on the dating of the Syriac translations (which is somewhat earlier than the Greek edition variorum from which all the known Greek manuscripts derive) Perczel, rightly argues that the Syriac translations of the Greek are likely truer to Dionysius's writings, as the Greek possibly suffered much redaction by John of Scythopolis in his introduction to and commentaries on the CD.
1998), John of Scythopolis and the Dionysian Corpus: Annotating the Areopagite, p.
Sites included are primarily Eastern Mediterranean, as well as Pella, Dura-Europos, Scythopolis, and Sagalassos.
Moreover cities such as Tyre, Ptolemais and Scythopolis struck their own coins from the Hellenistic age and these were current in Palestine also.
16) In Palestine, Cyril of Scythopolis tells us that Abba Sabas, approached by a woman with uncontrolled hemorrhaging, tells her "this my hand I lend to you--place it on the spot of your pain.
Scholarship surrounding the person of John of Scythopolis has been minimal and this volume accordingly performs a great service by making available his life and theological concerns.