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Caesarea Philippi : Banias, the lost city of Pan /

Banias is a city that has seen almost every age of history pass through it. Nestling by Mount Hermon in the disputed Golan Heights region, the city was first established as an ancient cult site known since Canaanite times. Named Caesarea Philippi under Herod Phillip, it was a focal point for the cul...

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Main Author: Wilson, John Francis.
Format: eBook
Language: English
Published: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris : Distributed in the United States by Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.
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Related Items: Print version:: Caesarea Philippi.
Table of Contents:
  • The Beginnings
  • Herodian Banias
  • Roman Banias
  • Religion in Roman Banias: Paganism
  • Jews and Christians in Pagan Banias
  • Christ Versus Pan: Constantinian Banias
  • Pan Versus Christ: Byzantine Banias
  • The Arab/Islamic Conquest
  • Banias and the Crusades
  • Ayyubids, Mamluks and Turks
  • European 'Rediscovery'
  • Epilogue: The Twentieth Century.