Peraea
or Perea geographical name region of ancient Palestine E of Jordan River

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • PERAEA — Iudaeae pars ulterior, Aegypto proxima, Plin. l. 5. c. 14. Regio et toparchia, in tribu Gad sisa, trans fluvium: longitudo eius est a Pella usque ad Macherunta, Iatitudo vero a Philadelphia, Arabia, Silbonitide usque ad Iordanem, Irrigatur autem… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Peraea — [pə rē′ə] in Roman times, a region in Palestine east of the Jordan, roughly the same as ancient Gilead …   English World dictionary

  • Peraea — /peuh ree euh/, n. a region in ancient Palestine, E of the Jordan and the Dead Sea. * * * …   Universalium

  • Peraea — Pe•rae•a [[t]pəˈri ə[/t]] n. geg a region in ancient Palestine, E of the Jordan and the Dead Sea …   From formal English to slang

  • Peraea — /pəˈriə/ (say puh reeuh) noun a region in ancient Palestine, east of the Jordan and the Dead Sea …   Australian English dictionary

  • Peraea — /peuh ree euh/, n. a region in ancient Palestine, E of the Jordan and the Dead Sea …   Useful english dictionary

  • Abila (Peraea) — Abila ndash; also, Biblical: Abel Shittim or Ha Shittim (or simply Shittim) ndash; was an ancient city east of the Jordan River in Moab, later Peraea, near Livias, about twelve km northeast of the north shore of the Dead Sea; the site is now that …   Wikipedia

  • ПЕРЕЯ —    • Peraea,          Περαία, название многих стран, лежащих на противоположной стороне водного пространства:        1. η̉ περαία τω̃ν ΄Ροδίων, южный берег Карии на протяжении 1.500 стадий по берегу моря (против острова Родоса): этим берегом уже… …   Реальный словарь классических древностей

  • Chronology of the Life of Jesus Christ —     Chronology of the Life of Jesus Christ     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Chronology of the Life of Jesus Christ     In the following paragraphs we shall endeavour to establish the absolute and relative chronology of our Lord s life, i.e. we shall …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • TRANSJORDAN — (Heb. עֵבֶרהַיַרְדֵּן). Geographically, Transjordan includes the area east of the Jordan River, extending from the sources of the Jordan near the hermon to the dead sea . However, the area north of the Yarmuk River (the Golan and Bashan) are… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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