Banias sentence example

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  • To the south Lebanon ends about the point where the river Litany bends westward, and at Banias.
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  • After being defeated by Saladin at Banias, the Franks were compelled to make a treaty with the Moslem leader.
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  • It was long known as Panium or Panics, a name that has survived in the modern Banias.
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  • Banias is a poor village inhabited by about 350 Moslems; all round it are gardens of fruit-trees.
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  • A little later, however, he greatly improved his position by strengthening his alliance with the vizier of Damascus, who also had to fear the progress of Zengi (1140); and in this way he was able to capture the fort of Banias, to the N.
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  • As the Barada escapes from the mountains through a narrow gorge, its waters spread out fan-like, in canals or "rivers," the name of one of which, Nahr Banias, retains a trace of Abana.
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  • The town of Banias, with its castle, formed also a strong outpost against Damascus, and was the scene, in common with the other strongholds, of many desperate encounters between Moslems and Christians.
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  • broad at its birth; the other at Banias (anc. Paneas, Caesarea-Philippi), some 4 m.
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  • N., where the Nahr Banias issues from a cave, about 30 ft.
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  • The four streams unite below the fortress of Banias, which once held the gate of the valley, and flow into a marshy tract now called Huleh (Semechonitis, and perhaps Merom of Joshua.
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