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  Galilee - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Lower Galilee strays from Mount Carmel and Gilboa ridge in the south to the Beit HaKerem Valley in the north.
The Upper Galilee strays from Beit HaKerem Valley in the south to the Lebanese border in the north.
Galilee was separated from it by a sliver of the Gentile Decapolis and by the ethnically mixed transitional region Samaria.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Galilee   (1037 words)

  
 Encyclopedia article: Galilee   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Its eastern border is the Sea of Galilee (additional info and facts about Sea of Galilee) and the mountains of the Golan Heights (A fortified hilly area between southern Lebanon and southern Syria).
Galilee also was the home of Jesus (A teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth; his life and sermons form the basis for Christianity (circa 4 BC - AD 29)) during at least thirty years of his life.
The city of Haifa (A major port in northwestern Israel), although outside the Galilee is serving as an administrational and commercial center for the Galilee.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/g/ga/galilee.htm   (1195 words)

  
 Sea of Galilee - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Sea of Galilee is Israel's largest freshwater lake, approximately 53 kilometers (33 miles) in circumference, about 21 km (13 miles) long, and 13 km (8 miles) wide; it has a total area of 166 sq km, and a maximum depth of approximately 48 meters.
The name Galilee refers to the region of Galilee in which it is located.
The border was re-drawn so that both sides of the Jordan river and the whole of the Sea of Galilee, including a 10-meter wide strip along the northeastern shore, were made a part of Palestine[1].
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sea_of_Galilee   (1184 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Galilee, Israel & Palestine (Israeli And Palestinian Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
Galilee was the chief scene of the ministry of Jesus.
The Sea of Galilee (see Galilee, Sea of), the countryside, and the towns : Cana, Capernaum, Tiberias, Nazareth : are repeatedly referred to in the Gospels.
The major towns in Upper Galilee are Zefat and Tiberias; Nazareth is the largest town in Lower Galilee.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/G/Galilee.html   (279 words)

  
 Galilee
Galilee is a Sea and and in early times a district.
The Lake of Genesareth or Gennesaret, the sea of Kinnereth, the Sea of Tiberius and the Sea of Galilee are all the same.
Palestine and especially Galilee was filled with the sick and suffering and with those pathological types, dumb, epileptics, and the semi-insane were numerous.
latter-rain.com /background/galilee.htm   (648 words)

  
 Galilee - A Pacific Queen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Galilee was a 180-foot brigantine built at the Matthew Turner Shipyard in Benicia in 1891.
Galilee was a very fast ship and set a record on her maiden voyage.
The success and real value of Galilee has demonstrated during her career with Carnegie Institute are the contributions made to navigation from the results of her surveys.
www.beniciahistoricalmuseum.org /Exhibits/galilee.htm   (708 words)

  
 Sea of Galilee (BiblePlaces.com)
The Sea of Galilee is fed by the Jordan River, rainfall and springs on the northern side.
The Sea of Galilee (mustardseed.net) Limited information on the history of the region, the ancient boat found along the shores, and the surrounding region.
Galilee (Biblelands Tour) Photogallery is a bit difficult to navigate and pictures are not spectacular, but give a good feel for the region.
www.bibleplaces.com /seagalilee.htm   (1042 words)

  
 from jesus to christ: a portrait of jesus' world: galilee
The Galilee, which becomes the true locus for a good deal of Jesus' ministry and which is the heart and soul of Jewish learning from the first and second century onwards..., is one of the most beautiful landscapes of the entire Middle East region.
And they become the anchors of the Jewish population of the Galilee, and really a lot of activities that we associate with all the important events of the first century can be located in them.
Galilee, throughout the time of Jesus, was ruled by one of Herod's sons.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/religion/portrait/galilee.html   (1885 words)

  
 Galilee on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Sea of Galilee (see Galilee, Sea of), the countryside, and the towns— Cana, Capernaum, Tiberias, Nazareth —are repeatedly referred to in the Gospels.
The major towns in Upper Galilee are Zefat and Tiberias ; Nazareth is the largest town in Lower Galilee.
Spatial and Temporal Characteristics of Saline Springs: Sea of Galilee, Israel.
encyclopedia.com /html/G/Galilee.asp   (634 words)

  
 Galilee, Rhode Island
Located in the town of Narragansett in Rhode Island's South County, Galilee is known for fishing, boating, beaches and, of course, seafood restaurants.
Galilee's History - The history of Galilee has always been tied to the Point Judith Pond and the Breachway that joins it to the sea.
Commercial Fishing - Galilee is one of largest fish and shellfish ports on the east coast.
www.woonsocket.org /galilee.html   (159 words)

  
 Galilee tour home page
Galilee is derived from the Hebrew galil, meaning "circle" of "circuit." Isaiah (9:1) called the region "Galilee ha-gohim" or "Galilee of the gentiles" (NIV) or "Galilee of the nations" (KJV), reflecting the fact that from the 8th century to the 2nd century BC, it was controlled successively by the Assyrians, Babylonians, Persians and Seleucids.
Galilee is sharply divided into two sections, Upper and Lower Galilee, by a tremendous fault cutting across the country between the Mediterranean port city of Akko/Ptolomais to Capernaum on the northern shore of the Sea of Galilee.
Upper Galilee is a high plateau divided by narrow gorges, with elevations ranging from 1,500 to 3,963 feet high, while Lower Galilee ranges from 500 feet above sea level to around 700 feet below sea level at the Sea of Galilee (except for the mountains in the southeast which do not exceed 2,000 feet).
www.ourfatherlutheran.net /biblehomelands/galilee/galilee.htm   (1643 words)

  
 Sea of Galilee, Israel  -  Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
The lake is completely encircled by a beach, bordered by escarpments on the east and southwest and by plains on the north and northwest.
The water of Lake Tiberias (Sea of Galilee) is cool and clear; it contains many varieties of fish, notably sardines and tilapia, which are caught on a commercial scale.
In the Bible the lake is referred to as the Sea of Chinnereth or Chinneroth, Gennesar, Lake of Gennesaret, Sea of Galilee, and Sea of Tiberias, a name that has survived in the modern Arabic Bahrat Tabariye.
www.galenfrysinger.com /sea_of_galilee.htm   (328 words)

  
 The Galilee Greek Font Page
The Galilee font is now available as a Unicode font; all future development of the font will be in that format.
The Galilee font (and font family when it becomes available) may not be renamed, modified, or used as a basis for another font.
Although Galilee is a standard TrueType font and should not cause problems on your computer, under no circumstances will Rodney J. Decker or Baptist Bible Seminary be liable for any problems that you encounter in using the font or for any loss or damage that results from its use.
faculty.bbc.edu /rdecker/galilee.htm   (1629 words)

  
 Sea of Galilee (WebBible Encyclopedia) - ChristianAnswers.Net
The Sea of Galilee is mentioned in the Bible under three other names.
"The Sea of Galilee is indeed the cradle of the gospel.
MEANING OF SEA -- In general use, the word "sea" is used to refer to large bodies of salt water, such as the oceans and partially landlocked waters such as the Mediterranean Sea or landlocked bodies such as the Caspian Sea.
christiananswers.net /dictionary/galileeseaof.html   (632 words)

  
 Amazon.co.uk: Galilee: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Galilee chronicles the twisted course of this centuries- old family feud which centres around the magical Barbarossa matriarch Cesaria and her son Galilee.
Galilee is a massive tale, mingling the sharp realism of Barker's bestseller Sacrament with the dark invention for which he's known worldwide, and surpassing both with an epic tale which will surely rank as the crowning achievement of his career.
I had expected something of the yuckiness that unfolded between Rachel and Galilee, but the goop that concluded this part of the story was, to be honest, quite sickening.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/0006178057   (1334 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Galilee
In III Kings, ix, 11, the expression "land of Galilee" is used to designate the northern part of Palestine, that embraced the twenty cities given by Solomon to Hiram, King of Tyre.
As early as the Machabean period, the limits of Galilee had extended to Samaria (1 Maccabees 10:30), without however including the plain of Jezrael and the territory of Ptolemais (1 Maccabees 12:47, 49).
Although the Jews multiplied rapidly in Galilee after the Babylonian exile, they were oppressed by the heathen as late as the Machabean period (1 Maccabees 5:45-54), and did not prevail until the first century before Christ.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/06341c.htm   (783 words)

  
 Galilee Rhode Island Business Directory
You are in a little corner of Narragansett Rhode Island called Galilee, which has an engaging quality all its own.
Galilee is an authentic working New England fishing village.
In 1902, the story goes, Thomas Mann a fisherman from nova Scotia who had settled here,felt the village that had sprung up with it's fishing shacks should be called Galilee, after the fishing village of biblical times.
www.narragansettri.com /galilee   (339 words)

  
 National Geographic News @ nationalgeographic.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
When the sea level fell dramatically in the Sea of Galilee ten years ago, the modern calamity revealed an archaeological treasure: the camp of Stone Age fishermen and hunters, abandoned nearly 20,000 years ago.
The Sea of Galilee is more than 4 meters (12 feet) lower than it has been in recent history.
This is due largely to increasing population in the area and farmers using water from the lake for agricultural purposes, which is pushing the lake beyond its ability to replenish itself.
news.nationalgeographic.com /news/2001/01/0102galilee.html   (823 words)

  
 Galilee Unicode Greek font
The earlier, non-Unicode legacy encoded Galilee font is still available, as is a converter to convert legacy Galilee text to Unicode encoding.
The Galilee Unicode Gk font (and font family when it becomes available) may not be renamed, modified, or used as a basis for another font.
Although Galilee Unicode Gk is a standard TrueType font and should not cause problems on your computer, under no circumstances will Rodney J. Decker or Baptist Bible Seminary be liable for any problems that you encounter in using the font or for any loss or damage that results from its use.
faculty.bbc.edu /rdecker/galileeunicode.htm   (1660 words)

  
 Clive Barker : Revelations - galilee barker   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Galilee is a child of the latter family.
The books follow Galilee's travels through generations as an immortal navigating the seas, approaching land only to meet and make love to a number of women.
Galilee is the brooding, Byronic son...prince, perhaps we would say, of one of the families.
www.clivebarker.dial.pipex.com /galileebarker.html   (1494 words)

  
 NEW BOOK-GALILEE
Their enemies are another dynasty - the Barbarossas ó whose origins lie not in history but in myth and, whose influence is felt not in Washington or on the Dow Jones, but in the sensual exchanges of flesh and soul.
When the prodigal prince of the Barbarossas clan, Galilee who sails the world seldom setting foot on the land ó falls in love with Rachel, the pent-up loathing between the families erupts in a mutually destructive frenzy.
Galilee is a massive tale, mingling the powerful realism of Barker's bestseller Sacrament with the dark, genre-breaking invention for which he's known worldwide.
www.clivebarker.com /html/visions/bib/book/books/galilee.htm   (285 words)

  
 Daily Bible Study - Galilee
The ancient boundaries of Galilee are indistinct, however the Jewish-Roman historian Flavius Josephus defined them in the first century - Akko (Acre) and Mount Carmel on the west, Samaria in the south, the Jordan River (see The Jordan Valley and Earthquake!
Galilee was composed of two sections: Upper and Lower Galilee.
The dividing line ran approximately from Akko in the west, to the north end of the Sea of Galilee in the east.
www.keyway.ca /htm2002/galilee.htm   (964 words)

  
 Galilee
It was a Greek city, a member of the Decapolis, and served as the capital of the Roman province of Perea.
It was the nearest large city to the site by the E shore of the Sea of Galilee where Christ cast out the demon called Legion.
MAG-duh-luh] A small town on the West shore of the Sea of Galilee, between Tiberias and Capernaum.
www.olivebranch.com /isreal/galilee.htm   (825 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Galilee: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Galilee chronicles the twisted course of this centuries-old family feud, which centers around the magical Barbarossa matriarch Cesaria and her son Galilee.
The story, an intricate mosaic of first-person and third, is narrated by the reclusive Maddox Barbarossa as a history he writes in the family manse hidden in the Virginia woods and designed long ago by Thomas Jefferson, one of his divine stepmother's countless lovers.
When hot-house Rachel discovers Galilee washed ashore at Maui or wherever it's supposed to be, I threw the book in the trash and said "I can't take anymore of this!" I don't care if it's passed off as tongue-in-cheek or not.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0061092002?v=glance   (2016 words)

  
 Easton Dictionary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Galilee also was the home of our Lord during at least thirty years of his life.
In Galilee our Lord delivered the Sermon on The Mount, and the discourses on 'The Bread of Life,' on 'Purity,' on 'Forgiveness,' and on 'Humility.' In Galilee he called his first disciples; and there occurred the sublime scene of the Transfiguration" (Porter's Through Samaria).
Out of Galilee ariseth no prophet." This saying of theirs was "not historically true, for two prophets at least had arisen from Galilee, Jonah of Gath-hepher, and the greatest of all the prophets, Elijah of Thisbe, and perhaps also Nahum and Hosea.
www.menfak.no /bibelprog/easton?word=Galilee   (386 words)

  
 The Sea of Galilee: Description: Bible Picture Tour
Sea of Galilee, Bible Picture Tour of Israel, Virtual Tour of the Holy Land: Sea of Galilee.
The Sea of Galilee is a large fresh-water lake located in the northern portion of Israel.
Just to the west of the Sea of Galilee are some steep cliffs called Mount Arbel.
www.mustardseed.net /html/pseagald.html   (249 words)

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