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Northern Ajlûn Within the Decapolis.

Gottlieb Schumacher

Northern Ajlûn Within the Decapolis.

by Gottlieb Schumacher

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Published by Watt in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Palestine -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    Bound with his Pella, 1888.

    SeriesPalestine Exploration Fund
    ContributionsSchumacher, Gottlieb., Le Strange, G. 1854-1933., Palestine Exploration Fund.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination207 p. :
    Number of Pages207
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16519966M

    Ajlun & Ajlun Castle – The castle is an interesting maze of passages and levels, and offers a wonderful view of the surrounding area, northwestern Jordan, and off into Galilee. This Islamic fortress is a mere 16 km east from Jerash. The castle is located on the top of a mountain just outside the small city of Ajlun. The Territory of the Ten Cities. The Decapolis. 8 The term ‘Decapolis’ (Greek “Deca”=10; “Polis”=town or city) is mentioned in the Gospel whilst referring to the territory of Gerasa (Jerash today). It was an administrative district within the Province of Syria and founded by the Romans in the 1 st century BC, probably to serve as a buffer zone against the Nabataean (Arab) and the.

    First published in for the Palestine Exploration Fund, this volume contains the results of Schumacher's survey of Northern 'Aljun in present-day Jordan. This region contains the cities of the ancient Decapolis, a group of Hellenistic cities which were centres of Greek and Roman culture. Dakkak Tours International is one of the leading independently owned incoming tour operator and DMC 'Destination Management Company' in the Middle East, serving the leisure and incentive markets for more than 55 years. With offices in Jordan, Dubai and Jerusalem, we offer our services to cover Egypt, Lebanon and the Gulf Region. Our services include tailor made and organized package tours.

      Ajlun. The next highlight of Northern Jordan is Ajlun Castle. Known as Qal’at er-Rabad. In the 12th century the castle was a base of the Arab forces of Saladin fighting against the Crusaders. Another one of its major objectives was to control the iron mines. Known as the Red Rose Cave. iTunes is the world's easiest way to organise and add to your digital media collection. We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. To download and subscribe to Protecting the Past: Archaeology, Conservation and Tourism in the North of Jordan by Oxford University, get iTunes now.


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Item #M Published for the Committee of the Palestine Exploration Fund. Watt, London, In, pages, 3 maps of which 1 colour foldout. Original softcover, worn and darkened, otherwise in excellent condition.

Relevant subjects: Levant. Northern ʻAjlûn, "within the Decapolis.". London, Pub. for the committee of the Palestine exploration fund [by] A.P. Watt, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Gottlieb Schumacher; G Le Strange.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 1 online resource ( pages, 3 unnumbered leaves of plates (1 folded)): illustrations. Northern ’Ajlûn, 'within the Decapolis' - by Gottlieb Schumacher August Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this book to your organisation's collection.

Northern ’Ajlûn, 'within the Decapolis' Gottlieb Schumacher; Online ISBN: Northern 'Ajlun, 'within the Decapolis' Gottlieb Schumacher () was an American-born German civil engineer, architect and archaeologist who was influential in the early archaeological explorations of Palestine.

These questions were investigated in the Decapolis region in northern Jordan, an area in the transition zone between the Arabian desert and the Mediterranean climate belt.

No evidence could be found for historic desertification due to land use: Environmental change Format: Paperback. David Kennedy has over the last three decades published the results of a wide range of archaeological fieldwork projects in northern Jordan.

His new book, Gerasa and the Decapolis: A ‘virtual’ island in northwest Jordan, is based on this fieldwork and takes as its point of departure the theory that the Mediterranean region in antiquity consisted of a collection of distinctive micro-regions.

The Decapolis (Greek: Δεκάπολις Dekápolis, Ten Cities) was a group of ten cities on the eastern frontier of the Roman Empire in the southeastern Levant in the first centuries BC and AD.

They formed a group because of their language, culture, location, and political status, with each functioning as an autonomous city-state dependent on Rome. - The Decapolis is mentioned by name only three times in the New Testament. In addition to these three instances, on at least two other occasions, Jesus visited specific locations in the largely pagan league of cities to the east of the Sea of Galilee.

While there is evidence of Jewish communities in these cities (most had synagogues, although these were constructed long after Jesus' time), it. The Decapolis (deka for “ten” and polis for “cities” in Greek) is only mentioned three times in the New Testament, but this league of 10 Greco-Roman cities had a lasting impact in Israel.

After Alexander the Great’s death in B.C., his four generals carved his empire into four kingdoms, two of which shared a contested border with. Samma, Jordan ( words) exact match in snippet view article find links to article the village and wrote about it in his book "Northern Ajlun within the Decapolis": {{Quote|text=Samma a large and well built village, containing 55 huts.

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Moyle showed. SCHUMACHER, Gottlieb. Abila of the Decapolis. London, Palestine Exploration Fund, vo. Original illustrated wrappers; pp. vi, [7], folding frontispiece plan, wood-engraved illustrations in the text; contained in the Quarterly Statement of the Palestine Exploration Fund, July, ; spine of wrappers a little ch.

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This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Northern Ajl N Within The Decapolis. Abstract. On cover: Abila, Pella and Northern 'Ajlûn, "within the Decapolis."Mode of access: Internet. FOUR BOOKS BOUND TOGETHER.

The author of all titles is an important figure in the early archaeological explorations of Palestine - Gottlieb Schumacher (), an American of German descent who lived and worked in Palestine as civil engineer, architect and archaeologist, renowned for carrying out the survey of the Golan, Hauran, and Ajlun districts (in preparation for the construction of.

Schumacher, Gottlieb: Northern ʻAjlûn, "within the Decapolis." (London, Pub. for the committee of the Palestine exploration fund [by] A.P. Watt, ), also by G. Le Strange (page images at HathiTrust) Schumacher, Gottlieb: Pella.

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We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Northern 'Ajlun, 'within the Decapolis' Gottlieb. Ajlun Castle (Qala'at ar-Rabad): The Ajlun Castle: A view of the struggle in the MIddle Ages. - See traveler reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Ajlun, Jordan, at Tripadvisor TripAdvisor reviews.History.

InGottlieb Schumacher visited the village and wrote about it in his book "Northern Ajlun within the Decapolis": Samma a large and well built village, containing 55 huts, mostly built of stone, with a population of over souls, The people arc friendly to strangers, Many ancient cisterns are kept carefully cleaned, and contain sufficient rain water for the supply of the.The Decapolis city of Gerasa lies in the eastern Ajlun highlands in northern Jo rdan.

In the In the Roman-Byzantine period Gerasa was an important provincial city with road and tra ding links.