Ashkelon
Ashkelon [ash′kə län΄]
alt. sp. of ASHQELON

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Ash·ke·lon or Ash·qe·lon (ăshʹkə-lŏn', äshʹkĕ-lôn')
An ancient city of southwest Palestine on the Mediterranean Sea. Inhabited as early as the third millennium B.C., it was a seat of worship for the goddess Astarte.

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  • ASHKELON — (Heb. אַשְׁקְלוֹן; Askelon, Ascalon). Ancient Period One of the five Philistine city states and a seaport in the southern coastal plain of Ereẓ Israel situated 12 mi. (19 km.) north of Gaza and 10 mi. (16 km.) south of Ashdod. The etymology of… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Ashkélon — Ashkelon « Ascalon » redirige ici. Pour les autres significations, voir Ascalon (homonymie). Ashkelon (Ascalon) (he) אשקלו …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ashkelon — [ash′kə län΄] alt. sp. of ASHQELON …   English World dictionary

  • Ashkelon — For other uses, see Ashkelon (disambiguation). Ashkelon Hebrew transcription(s)    Hebrew …   Wikipedia

  • Ashkelon — « Ascalon » redirige ici. Pour les autres significations, voir Ascalon (homonymie). Ashkelon (Ascalon) (he) אשקלון (ar)  …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ashkelon — Aschkelon Basisdaten hebräisch …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ashkelon —    A modern city in the western Negev Desert, some 10 kilometers north of the Gaza Strip. Near to the modern city are the remains of the ancient seaport of Ashkelon, which was one of the oldest and largest seaports in biblical Canaan.… …   Historical Dictionary of Israel

  • Ashkelon —    =Askelon=Ascalon, was one of the five cities of the Philistines (Josh. 13:3; 1 Sam. 6:17). It stood on the shore of the Mediterranean, 12 miles north of Gaza. It is mentioned on an inscription at Karnak in Egypt as having been taken by king… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Ashkelon — Ashkelọn   [ ʃ ], Stadt in Israel, Ashqelon …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Ashkelon — n. city in the south of Israel …   English contemporary dictionary

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