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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: B. Isaac
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
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Last modified Mar 16, 2023 12:38 PM History
A desert monastery, founded in the fifth century CE, which was located where the 19th-century Greek Orthodox monastery of Deir Mar Jirys now stands on the north cliffs above the Wadi Qelt/Kelt in the West Bank, nearly 5km west from the center of modern Jericho.

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Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 70 G2 Choziba

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Deir Mar Jiryis WBK

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B. Isaac, DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Choziba: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2023 <> [accessed: 21 April 2024]

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