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  Ekron - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ekron was a settlement of the indigenous Canaanites.
The siege of Ekron in 712 BC is depicted on one of Sargon II's wall reliefs in his palace at Khorsabad, which names the city.
Excavations in the temple complex at Tel Miqne in 1996 recovered a significant artifact for the corpus of Biblical archaeology, a dedicatory inscription of the 7th century "king" of Ekron 'Akish.
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 Ekron -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The city of Ekron was one of the five (A member of an Aegean people who settled ancient philistia around the 12th century BC) Philistine cities in southwestern (An ancient country is southwestern Asia on the east coast of the Mediterranean; a place of pilgrimage for Christianity and Islam and Judaism) Canaan.
Ekron was a settlement of the indigenous (The extinct language of the Semitic people who occupied Canaan before the Israelite conquest) Canaanites.
The siege of Ekron in 712 BC is depicted on one of (Click link for more info and facts about Sargon II) Sargon II's wall reliefs in his palace at (Click link for more info and facts about Khorsabad) Khorsabad, which names the city.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/e/ek/ekron.htm   (729 words)

  
 Ekron.doc
Ekron was one of many vassal city-states in the empire and, as excavations are revealing, it must have been one of the largest industrial centres in the Middle East of the seventh century BC.
Ekron’s prosperity was fleeting, however, as was the Neo-Assyrian Empire’s.
The Philistine city of Ekron was an important branch of the trade tentacles of the Neo-Assyrian Empire.
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 Ekron - Walking in Their Sandals - location profile
Ekron was located within sight of the low rolling hills of the Shephelah, five miles north of Gath and seven miles southwest of Gezer.
Ekron was the northernmost of the five Philistine city-states, an economic and political alliance referred to as the Philistine pentapolis.
The majority of Ekron’s population were Philistines, commonly referred to as "the Sea People." Migrating from the Aegean area, they had settled the coastal plain about 1190 B.C. Their highly technical culture had developed their skill in processing iron.
www.ancientsandals.com /overviews/ekron.htm   (526 words)

  
 Bible Study - Ekron
Ekron, located west of Jerusalem (see Bible Places), was the northernmost of the five towns of the "lords of the Philistines" (Joshua 13:3).
Ekron was also a major center for the worship of the Satanic pagan Baal-zebub, "the god of Ekron" (2 Kings 1:6 - see also Baal-zebub and Beelzebub).
Ekron's place in Bible History is most notable for the wrath of God that it experienced after the Philistines took the captured Ark of The Covenant there:
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 Articles - The First Philistine Inscription Found In Israel
The conquest of Ekron was found written in the survey of the palace of Sargon II at Khorsabad.
Ekron was again destroyed by Nebuchadnezzar in 603 BC, in his campaign against the rebelling cities of the Mediterranean coast.
The expression "Prince of Ekron" confirms the identification of Tel Miqne with Ekron of the Philistines.
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 Biblical Sites - Tour Israel - www.israelmybeloved.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Lying inland near the Judean hills, the region held by the Children of Israel, Ekron was at the frontline of Philistine and Israeli battles.
Ekron was the last of the five Philistine cities to host the Ark of the Covenant, wrested from the Children of Israel during battle and taken by the victors to Ashdod and Gath.
Archeologists have uncovered an ancient Ekron oil industry with over 115 oil presses used in the eighth century B.C. The Philistines always built their columns in pairs, and the stone bases of two such columns were found in ancient Ekron.
www.israelmybeloved.com /tour/biblical_sites/lbs_ekron.htm   (358 words)

  
 Special Report: Ekron Identity Confirmed
It also strengthens the identification of Ekron with a vassal city-state recorded in Assyrian texts of the seventh century B.C., when the Bible is relatively silent on Assyrian domination of Philistia and Judah.
The inscription records the dedication of the temple by Ikausu, son of Padi, both of whom Assyrian records refer to as kings of Ekron.
The inscription reflects a formula known from Assyrian documents specifying the responsibilities of Assyrian citizens and underscores the cultural influence exerted on the city of Ekron by Assyrian imperial rule.
www.archaeology.org /9801/abstracts/ekron.html   (697 words)

  
 Ancient Philistine Ekron (Miqne) in Israel
Ekron is one of the larget Iron Age sites in Israel.
The siege of Ekron in 712 BC is depicted on a wall relief in the palace of one of the Assyrian kings.
The urban centre of Ekron evolved through a four stage process of growth, contraction, regeneration and partial abandonment, reflecting its changing role as a border city on the frontier separating Philistia and Judah.....
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 The Canaanite Dialect of the Dedicatory Royal Inscription from Ekron - Jaacob Callev   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Canaanite Dialect of the Dedicatory Royal Inscription from Ekron, 2004 / Jaacob Callev
The writing of "śr" (ruler) and "ʿqrn" (Ekron) without a seperating dot is not a strange construct, 'śr-ʿqrn' being a title.
[9] C. Schäfer-Lichtenberger, "The Goddess of Ekron and the Religious-Cultural Background of the Philistines", 2000, IEJ 50: 116-131.
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 Ekron Spas @ Spa Finder   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Ekron spas are grouped into categories that allow spa-goers to choose the type of spa treatments that best suit their personal interests and needs.
Ekron medical spas are for those who are interested in healthcare in a spa setting, either at a day spa or at a spa with overnight accommodations.
Or, if your time is limited, Ekron day spas are designed to beautify, relax, and pamper you with individual treatments that last for as little as an hour or multiple treatments that may take up to a whole day.
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 Joshua 15:11 And the border went out to the side of Ekron
And the border went out unto the side of Ekron northward: and the border was drawn to Shicron, and passed along to mount Baalah, and went out unto Jabneel; and the goings out of the border were at the sea.
And the border went out to the side of Ekron northward: and the border was drawn to Shicron, and passed along to mount Baalah, and went out to Jabneel; and the terminations of the border were at the sea.
And the border went out unto the side of Ekron northward; and the border was drawn to Shikkeron, and passed along to mount Baalah, and went out at Jabneel; and the goings out of the border were at the sea.
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 Ekron News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Ekron man is killed in crash near West Point
An Ekron, Ky., man died yesterday morning and two drivers from Louisville were injured in a three-vehicle collision near the Hardin-Jefferson county line.
Sherrill was buried yesterday in Ekron with full military honors.
www.topix.net /city/ekron-ky   (494 words)

  
 Bible Dictionary: Ekron- a brief description of the Iron Age Philistine city.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Bible Dictionary: Ekron- a brief description of the Iron Age Philistine city.
Ekron was a Philistine city in the Shephelah.
In the 7th C Ekron is described as an Assyrian vassal state.
www.bible.gen.nz /amos/places/ekron.htm   (123 words)

  
 Ekron Kentucky Resource Guide, City or community of Ekron, Kentucky Facts, Information, Relocation, Real Estate, ...
The population of Ekron is approximately 250 (2000).
The distance from Ekron to Washington DC is 523 miles.
Ekron is positioned 37.93 degrees north of the equator and 86.17 degrees west of the prime meridian.
www.usacitiesonline.com /kycountyekron.htm   (189 words)

  
 City of Ekron (Local Officials Directory)
Ekron was once located on the Louisville and Nashville Railroad and was known as the biggest shipping point in the county.
Ekron is a sixth class city with a mayor and city commission.
The Ekron Post Office was established in 1899.
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 Ekron Profile | Ekron KY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Ekron, KY, population 170, is located in Kentucky's Meade county, about 32.1 miles from Louisville and 75.1 miles from Evansville.
Through the 90's Ekron's population has grown by about 55%.
It is estimated that in recent years Ekron's population has been growing at an annual rate of 1.1 percent.
www.idcide.com /citydata/ky/ekron.htm   (49 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Books: The Art of the Impossible (Star Trek: The Lost Era, 2328-2346)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The console's lighting illuminated Ekron's face, casting shadows that were accentuated by his unusually thick facial ridges.
The shadows on Ekron's face actually were an improvement, as it cut down on the resemblance to the statue.
Ekron, on the other hand, just had an ordinary face, one that didn't stand out in the least.
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 1 Samuel 5:10 So they sent the ark of God to Ekron.
And it came to pass, as the ark of God came to Ekron, that the Ekronites cried out, saying, They have brought about the ark of the God of Israel to us, to slay us and our people.
And when the ark of God came to Ekron, the people of the town made an outcry, saying, They have sent the ark of the God of Israel to us for the destruction of us and of our people.
And it came to pass, when the ark of God came to Ekron, that the Ekronites cried out, saying, They have brought about the ark of the God of Israel to us, to kill us and our people.
bible.cc /1_samuel/5-10.htm   (414 words)

  
 Ekron Identity Confirmed
The five-line inscription, written in Phoenician, notes the dedication of a temple to a goddess by Achish, the son of Padi and king of Ekron, who is also known from Assyrian records.
While archaeologists have thought that Tel Miqne was Ekron since the late 1950s, no records had been found linking the ruins to the ancient city.
The inscription was discovered this past summer by a joint American-Israeli expedition directed by Seymour Gitin of the W.F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research and Trude Dothan of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
www.archaeology.org /9611/newsbriefs/ekron.html   (148 words)

  
 Gems in Israel: A Reconstructed Philistine Street
The church historian, Eusebius of Caesarea, noted that Ekron had a Jewish population during his lifetime, in the fourth century.
Known as Akkaron, or Accaron, during the Hellenistic period, Ekron was one of Philstia’s five urban centers - one of the cities that made up the Pentapolis (Gaza, Ashkelon [Ascalon], Ashdod, Gath, and Ekron).
The city of Ekron was conquered and destroyed in 603 BC, by the Babylonian king, Nebuchadrezzar.
www.gemsinisrael.com /e_article000008701.htm   (840 words)

  
 Jerusalem Post: Royal inscription found at Philistine Ekron@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A ROYAL dedicatory temple inscription which bears the name of a biblical city and its kings has been discovered for the first time here during excavations carried out this season at Tel Mikne-Ekron.
The inscription provides conclusive evidence of the identity of Ekron, one of the five capital cities of the Philistines.
The name Ekron and the kings Achish and his father Padi were found in a five-line inscription, written in Phoenician script, on a large block of stone excavated from the ruins of a temple that formed part of a palace.
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 Ekron
Ekron, important Philistine city, SE of Jaffa, near the sea and bordering Judah.
Philistia - Philistia, region of SW ancient Palestine, comprising a coastal strip along the Mediterranean and...
Ekron of the Philistines Identified as Tel Makneh (Israel Faxx)
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 Ekron Inscription
This temple was built by 'Akish, son of Padi, son of Yasid, son of Ada, son of Ya'ir, ruler of Ekron, for Ptgyh,* his (divine) lady.
May she bless him, and guard him, and prolong his days, and bless his land.
"Ekron of the Philistines, Part 1: Where They Came From, How They Settled Down and the Place They Worshiped in." Biblical Archaeology Review 18.1 (1990) 28-38.
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 Ekron   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Hebrews equated the city god (Baal 'the king') with 'Beelzebub: (Books of Kings2 Kings 1): 'When Ahaziah of IsraelAhaziah fell through the lattice in his upper chamber which [was] in Samaria/, and became ill, he sent messengers to inquire of the god of Ekron, whether I will recover from this sickness."
(See ''Potnia theron'' the "Mistress of the Animals".) A much earlier [http://www.kchanson.com/ANCDOCS/westsem/ekron.html representation of the Lady of Ekron, perhaps 13th century BCE] offers her left breast.
The city may have been destroyed by the Neo-Babylonian King Nebuchadnezzar II of BabylonNebuchadnezzer II around 603 BC, but it is mentioned, as 'Accaron,' as late as 1 Maccabees/ 10:89.
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 Communities in Meade County, Kentucky   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Ekron Post Office started with one route, and has been expanding its number of deliveries on a yearly basis, adding an auxiliary route around 1994.
The Ekron Post Office was established in 1899, with the current building being dedicated in 1990.
Also, if the carrier does not go by a person’s house in the Ekron delivery area, the customer may establish a fee-free box at the Ekron Post Office.
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 Ekron Kentucky Weather Hourly Forecast from Find Local Weather - Get Ekron Hourly Weather Forecasts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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 SBDM
Staff time, school schedules, and school space shall be handled in the manner in which it was handled during the previous year at Ekron Elementary.
Processes for deciding whether Ekron School is in line with state standards, how the school will use technology, and how the school evaluates its programs will be determined by the Consolidated Plan.
The Committee Policy shall be handled in the manner set forth in the Ekron Committee Structure brochure, a copy of which is attached to this policy.
www.meade.k12.ky.us /ekron/sbdm.htm   (462 words)

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