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The Country of Samaria
Boundaries The size of Samaria has frequently been modified by historical events, it is therefore impossible to speak of its...
 
Turathuna Bethlehem University
22.01.2007
       
       
 
Ebal and Gerizim
The location of the Twin Mountains was once contested. No one of course, denied their existence, but it was denied that they...
 
Turathuna Bethlehem University
22.01.2007
       
       
 
Dayr Tarif
Dayr Tarif Before 1948 The village was situated on uneven ground on the edge of the coastal plain, about 3 km east of Lydda...
 
Turathuna Bethlehem University
19.01.2007
       
       
 
Dayr Ayyub
Dayr Ayyub Before 1948 The village, located on slopes facing the southwest, overlooked the al-Ramla-Jerusalem highway and...
 
Turathuna Bethlehem University
19.01.2007
       
       
 
Bayt Nabala
Bayt Nabala Before 1948 The village, situated on a rocky hill that sloped downward toward the southwest, overlooked the...
 
Turathuna Bethlehem University
19.01.2007
       
       
 
Khirbat al-Jawfa
Khirbat al-Jawfa Before 1948 The village stood on the top of a small circular plateau that extended from the northern slope...
 
Turathuna Bethlehem University
19.01.2007
       
       
 
'Ayn al-Mansi
'Ayn al-Mansi Before 1948 Classified as a hamlet by the Palestine Index Gazetteer, the village was located on the...
 
Turathuna Bethlehem University
19.01.2007
       
       
 
Bayt Nattif
Bayt Nattif Before 1948 The village stood on a mountain top in the western zone of the Hebron Mountains, overlooking a...
 
Turathuna Bethlehem University
19.01.2007
       
       
 
Al-Maliha
Al-Maliha Before 1948 The village stood on a plateau, overlooking a wide area on all sides but the north. A newer part of...
 
Turathuna Bethlehem University
19.01.2007
       
       
 
Al-Qastal
Al-Qastal Before 1948 The village stood on top of a high, rounded hill, overlooking wide expanses in all four directions. It...
 
Turathuna Bethlehem University
19.01.2007
       
       
 
Ras Abu 'Ammar
Ras Abu Ammar Before 1948: The village stood on an elongated hill that stretched from southeast to northwest, surrounded...
 
Turathuna Bethlehem University
08.01.2007
       
       
 
Al-Qabu
AL-Qabu before 1948: The village stood on the top a high mountain that sloped steeply on the northern,Eastern and western...
 
Turathuna Bethlehem University
08.01.2007
       
       
 
Nitaf
Nitaf before 1948 The village stood on a steep slope that faced west, and overlooked a deep, winding wadi that ran from...
 
Turathuna Bethlehem University
08.01.2007
       
       
 
The Shepherds' Fields
The Shepherds' Fields are located in a broad valley with olive trees, in the village of Beit Sahour, approximately one...
 
Miluse Tumova
13.12.2006
       
       
 
Tequ'a
To the south-west of Herodium's Palace, about 3 kms (1.8 miles) south-west of the grotto of St. Chariton, and through an arid...
 
Turathuna Bethlehem University
09.12.2006
       
       
 
Khureitun
Such is the Arab name both of the cave and of the ravine in which it is situated. It is located 2 kms (1.2 mile) south-east...
 
Turathuna Bethlehem University
09.12.2006
       
       
 
Herodium
Herodium is a fortress built by Herod the Great in memory of his victory over Antigonus in 42 B.C. it is located in the...
 
Turathuna Bethlehem University
09.12.2006
       
       
 
Artas
A road passing the Pools leads down to the village of Artas; the name is a corruption of the Latin word Hortus, meaning...
 
Turathuna Bethlehem University
08.12.2006
       
       
 
Solomon's Pool
Three pools surrounded by pine trees are located 5 kms (3.1 miles) south of Bethlehem on the road to Hebron and have been...
 
Turathuna Bethlehem University
07.12.2006
       
       
 
Centers and Institutions in Beit Sahour
Among the most important institutions and centers in Beit Sahour are : the Fashion and Textile Institute, founded in 1994 as...
 
Turathuna Bethlehem University
06.12.2006
       

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