geographical name city of N ancient Palestine on W shore of Sea of Galilee N of Tiberias

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  • Magdala — • It is perhaps the Migdal El mentioned in the Old Testament (Jos., xix, 38) belonging to the tribe of Nephtali Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Magdala     Magdala      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • MAGDALA — (Migdal), a city on Lake Gennesaret (the Sea of Galilee) in Galilee, about 7 km. north of Tiberias. It is overlooked by a high escarpment near the Wadi Hamam (the Valley of the Robbers). Migdal is an Aramaic word meaning tower or fortress. The… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Magdala — Mag da*la, a. Designating an orange red dyestuff obtained from naphthylamine, and called magdala red, naphthalene red, etc. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Magdala — (auj. Migdal, Israël) v. de la Palestine antique; patrie de Marie de Magdala (Marie Magdeleine, c. à d. Marie Madeleine) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Magdăla — Magdăla, 1) (a. Geogr.), Stadt in Peräa, am Ostufer. des Sees Genezareth, nahe am Ausflusse des Jordan aus demselben; Geburtsort der Maria Magdalena; j. Dorf Medschdel; 2) Flecken südöstlich bei Weimar im Großherzogthum Sachsen Weimar, am… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Magdăla — (hebr. Migdal, »Turm«), Ort in Galiläa, am See von Tiberias, Geburtsort der Maria Magdalena; jetzt El Medschdel …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Magdala — Magdăla (Madala, Madelen), Stadt in S. Weimar, an der Madel (zur Ilm), (1905) 764 E …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • MAGDALA — civitas in litore stagni Genesareth, sive maris Galilaeae …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Magdala — Wappen Deutschlandkarte …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Magdala — For other uses, see Magdala (disambiguation). Magdala (Aramaic מגדלא Magdala, meaning elegant, great, or tower (viz great place ); Hebrew מגדל Migdal, meaning tower ; Arabic قرية المجدل, Qaryat Al Majdal) is the name of at least two places in… …   Wikipedia

  • Magdala — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Magdala est une ville de Thuringe en Allemagne. Magdala est une ville d Israël. Magdala était une ville d Éthiopie, aujourd hui Amba Mariam ((en) …   Wikipédia en Français

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