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Castle at Cæsarea Philippi--Near Hazor, King Jabin's Capital
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Title:
Castle at Cæsarea Philippi--Near Hazor, King Jabin's Capital [Graphic]
Year:
St. Louis, 1894.
Creator:
Bain, Robert E. M
Category:
Ruins
Subeibeh Castle
Object Details:
1 photograph : b&w ; 25.4 x 17.5 cm ( 10 x 6.875 in).
Notes:
Photograph is in a book with a description beneath ; printed description: "(Joshua, xi: 1-20). Only a little distance from this castle, Thomson learned of a very old ruin, which is thought to be the relic of the ancient capital of Jabin, king of Hazor, which was chief city before the time of Joshua, of all the northern basin of the Jordan. In the eleventh chapter of Joshua we have an account of the battle of Israel with this king. We learn also from this chapter that 1,451 B.C., this Jabin, king of Hazor, had chariots and horses in his army. The great Subeibeh castle is a mile in circumference. It is about three miles from Cæsarea Philippi and fifteen hundred feet above it. From the top of its towers there is an extensive and charming propsect. The castle is guarded on all sides by inaccessible gorges and only on the northeast is the hill upon which it stands connected with the main body of the earth."
Ruins of a massive stone construction on the top of a hill
Collection:
CAJS Image Collection LVii BAI 5472 LVii198CAJS
The Lenkin Family Collection of Photography, University of Pennsylvania Libraries

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