Gazara sentence example

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  • The garrison of the Akra had been starved by a close blockade into submission, and beyond the boundaries of Judaea " he took Joppa for a haven and made himself master of Gazara and Bethsura."
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  • Throughout the history of the Maccabean wars Gezer or Gazara plays the part of an important frontier post.
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  • In 135 B.C. the political ambitions of the Jews were rudely checked: a new king of Syria, Antiochus Sidetes, resented their encroachments at Joppa and Gazara and drove them J back into Jerusalem.
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  • The Jews laid down their arms, dismantled Jerusalem, and agreed to pay rent for Joppa and Gazara.
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  • The impotence of Hyrcanus was so obvious that Gabinius proceeded to deprive him of all political power by dividing the country into five cantons, having Jerusalem, Gazara, Amathus, Jericho, and Sepphoris, as their capitals.
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