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ID: 7001401
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7001401

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Emmaus (inhabited place)  Emmaus (inhabited place)

Note: Town of ancient Palestine; location where Judas Maccabeus defeated Gorgias in Jewish revolt of 2nd cen. BCE.

Names:
╩╗Imwas (preferred,C,V)
Imwas (C,V)
Emmaus (C,V,English-P,U,N)
Emmaus Nicopolis (H,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of West Bank (occupied territory)  ........  West Bank (occupied territory) (P)
Hierarchy of Emmaus (inhabited place)  ............  Emmaus (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was an ancient settlement
town (C)

Related geographic places:
distinguished from ....  Qalunya .......... (inhabited place)
..................................  (World, Asia, West Bank) [7018646]
possibly identified as ....  Emmaus .......... (lost settlement)
........................................  (World, Asia, Israel, Jerusalem) [8060300]

Sources and Contributors:
Emmaus..........  [BHA, VP]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Emmaus Nicopolis..........  [VP]
.............................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 274
Imwas..........  [VP]
..............  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 274
╩╗Imwas..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 370
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 274
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 370
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988)

 

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