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The Definition of the word Antipatris


A city built by Herod the Great, and called by this name in "honour of his father, Antipater. It lay between Caesarea and" "Lydda, two miles inland, on the great Roman road from Caesarea" to Jerusalem. To this place Paul was brought by night (Acts "23:31) on his way to Caesarea, from which it was distant 28" "miles. It is identified with the modern, Ras-el-Ain, where rise" "the springs of Aujeh, the largest springs in Palestine."

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