Rabbah Ammon
geographical name see Amman

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Rabbah Ammon, Rabbath Ammon — geographical name see Amman …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Ammon — or Ammonites (Hebrew Name|עַמּוֹן|ʻAmmon|ʻAmmôn| People ), also referred to in the Bible as the children of Ammon, were a people (also known from Assyrian and other records) living east of the Jordan river whose origin the Old Testament traces to …   Wikipedia

  • RABBAH — (Ha Rabbah; Heb. רַבָּה ,הָרַבָּה). (1) An abbreviation for rabbath ammon . (2) A town in Judah mentioned with Kiriath Jearim as part of the inheritance of the tribe of Judah in the hill country (Joshua 15:60). It is probably identical with a… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Rabbah — (Rab bath, great .) (1.) Rabbath of the children of Ammon, thechief city of the Ammonites, among the eastern hills, some 20miles east of the Jordan, on the southern of the two streamswhich united with the Jabbok. Here the bedstead of Og… …   Wikipedia

  • Rabbah —    Or Rab bath, great.    1) Rabbath of the children of Ammon, the chief city of the Ammonites, among the eastern hills, some 20 miles east of the Jordan, on the southern of the two streams which united with the Jabbok. Here the bedstead of Og… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Ammon — geographical name ancient country NW Arabia E of Gilead capital Rabbah …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Rabbat-Ammon — Rabba ist eine im Alten Testament erwähnte Stadt, von der man heute weiß, dass es sich dabei um die Hauptstadt des bronzezeitlichen Staats Ammon handelt, die die Ammoniter selbst als Rabbat Ammon bezeichneten. Nach der Eroberung durch die… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • RABBATH-AMMON — (Rabbah; Heb. רַבַּת בִּנֵי עַמּוֹן ,רַבָּה), the capital of the Ammonites, present day Amman, capital of the Hashemite Kingdom of jordan . The earliest settlement, dating from the Chalcolithic period until the end of the early Bronze Age (c.… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Amman — or ancient Philadelphia or biblical Rabbah Ammon or Rabbath Ammon geographical name city capital of Jordan NE of Dead Sea population 1,213,300 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • King's Highway (ancient) — The King’s Highway was a trade route of vital importance to the ancient Middle East. It began in Egypt, and stretched across the Sinai Peninsula to Aqaba. From there it turned northward, leading to Damascus and the Euphrates River. Numerous… …   Wikipedia

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