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  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Tiberias
Tiberias was founded on the lake in A.D. 17 by Herod Antipas, tetrarch of Galilee, who gave it the name of the reigning emperor, Tiberius.
Tiberias sided now with one party, now with the other, and the Jewish historian Josephus, who was Governor of Galilee, only took it after several attempts ("Bell.
Tiberias produced the celebrated Masorah, or fixed Hebrew text of the Bible.
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  Tiberias - LoveToKnow 1911
TIBERIAS, a town on the western shore of the sea of Galilee (to which it gives its modern Arabic name, Bahr Tubariya, i.e.
On this account Tiberias was long regarded with aversion by Jews, but after the fall of Jerusalem it was settled by them and rose to be the chief centre of rabbinic learning.
Tiberias is notoriously dirty and proverbial for its fleas, whose king is said by the Arabs to hold his court here.
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 AllRefer.com - Tiberias, Israel & Palestine (Israeli And Palestinian Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
After the destruction of Jerusalem, Tiberias became (2d cent.) a center of Jewish learning; the Sanhedrin convened in the town, and parts of the Mishna and Jerusalem Talmud were edited there.
Tiberias was captured by the Arabs in 637, taken by the Crusaders in the 11th cent., recaptured by Saladin in 1187, and occupied by Egypt in 1247.
Maimonides, the Jewish philosopher and physician, is buried in Tiberias.
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 Tiberias, Israel
Tiberias (Hebrew Teverya), 70km/45mi east of Haifa on the western shore of the Sea of Galilee, with the newer parts of the town reaching up the slopes above the lake, is a holiday resort much frequented in the cooler months of the year.
One of the four holy cities of the Jews, along with Jerusalem, Hebron and Safed, Tiberias is rich in historical and religious interest, as are the towns and villages on the shores of the lake and in the surrounding area.
In the 17th century Tiberias fell into ruin, and was not reoccupied until the Druze emir Daher el-Amr rebuilt the town and its citadel in 1738 and resettled it with Jews.
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 Tiberias
The Mishna was completed in Tiberias in 200 C.E. under the supervision of Rabbi Yehuda Ha-Nasi ("Judah the Prince").
A Samaritan center existed in Tiberias in the middle of the 4th century.
The reference to the Sea of Tiberias is attributable to the newer riparian city.
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 Tiberias
Tiberias (Hebrew: Teveryah), a city situated approximately at the mid-point of the western shore of Lake Kinneret (the Sea of Galilee), is the largest urban settlement in the Jordan Valley and serves as the administrative, cultural and trade center of the surrounding region.
In the seventh and eighth centuries, Tiberias was the home of the Masoretes, grammarians who established a definitive vocalization of the biblical text, as well as of the earliest group of post-biblical poets, the paytanim.
Since then, Tiberias has become a major center of absorption of new immigrants to Israel, and today has a population of about 34,000 the majority of whom originate from the countries of North Africa and Eastern Europe.
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 TFBA - Directory of Projects: Tiberias
The city of Tiberias (so-named in honor of the Roman Emperor Tiberius) was founded in 20 CE during the reign of Herod Antipas, son of Herod the Great.
Tiberias was built to replace Sepphoris as capital of the Galilee, and according to the Jewish historian Josephus, the city was located, "Close to the finer parts of Galilee." The natural beauty of the surrounding landscape along the shores of the Sea of Galilee contributed to the city's continuous settlement for nearly 2,000 years.
When Tiberias was granted the status of a Roman colony, enjoying legislative and tax privileges, the institutions of the Jewish leadership, including the Sanhedrin, were transferred from Sepphoris to Tiberias.
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 Tiberias
The town of Tiberias was founded on the lake in A.D. 17 by Herod Antipas, tetrarch of Galilee, who gave it the name of the reigning emperor, Tiberius.
Although Tiberias gave its name to the neighbouring lake and is mentioned several times in the Gospels, it seems never to have been dwelt in by Christ.
In the sixth century the school of Tiberias produced the celebrated Masorah, or fixed Hebrew text of the Bible.
www.catholicity.com /encyclopedia/t/tiberias.html   (713 words)

  
 Tiberias   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Tiberias was formerly a member of the Tomorrow Court, the unseelie fey that declared war upon Albion in 1098.
Increasing animosity between Tiberias and King Gunnar lead to a direct threat to kill Tiberias by King Gunnar, which in turn led to Heinrich von Alfeld leaving the Wolves faction and journeying with Tiberias to Caer Pendrinn in Albion, having been granted sanctuary by Queen Elspeth.
Tiberias remained at Caer Pendrinn, and became a subject of Albion at the Gathering of 1099, where he was made a Knight of Albion.
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Above: View of Tiberias on the west shore of the Sea of Galilee, with the snow-capped peak of Mount Hermon, the source of the Jordan River, to the north.
Tiberias' greatest attraction was its medicinal hot springs at Hammath, just to the south, which even won over the Jews in later years.
The Ancient City Walls and the Citadel - Tiberias consists of the old town, the large new district of Qirayat Shmuil to the north and the district of Hammath, with its hot springs, to the south.
www.ourfatherlutheran.net /biblehomelands/galilee/tiberias.htm   (1598 words)

  
 A Short Description of Tiberias
Its name is derived from that of the Roman Emperor Tiberias Caesar,* who reigned in the year 3718, A. M., 110 years before the destruction of the temple.
In 5597 (1837), Tiberias was almost entirely destroyed by the great earthquake of the 24th of Tebeth, when nearly 500 Jews perished in the ruins; the city wall also fell down.
Tiberias has two congregations; 1, the Sephardim, with a handsome Synagogue and 80 families; and 2, the Ashkenazim, with two Synagogues and about 100 families, who are all Poles and Russians.
www.jewish-history.com /Palestine/tiberias.html   (737 words)

  
 Tiberias - Archaeology in Israel
Tiberias was planned, founded between the year 17 and 20 by Herod Antipas, the son of King Herod.
Tiberias was named after the Roman emperor, Antipas’ overlord (the Romans indirectly ruled Israel around this time).
The archaeological remains of Tiberias are mainly found south of the center, near Sironit beach and Ganei Hamat Hotel.
www.jewishmag.com /57mag/tiberias/tiberias2.htm   (1272 words)

  
 Tiberias
With Hermon's white head to the north, with the steep Moab hills coming to its brink on the east, with its low western shore where the old city stood, with Safed " the city set on a hill " off to the northwest, it was a sight not to be forgotten.
Tiberias itself is a miserable town, but its walls show that it was once fine, and it was new and at its best in Jesus' day.
It was strange to see him, as we reached the middle, and the hour of prayer arrived, leave his rudder, and spreading his cloak on the floor of the boat, kneel towards Mecca and with many gestures say his evening prayers.
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 HolyLandNetwork, Tiberias - History
The surroundings of Tiberias were well populated throughout the centuries, and it was the center of a large fishing industry, it's lake waters remarkably rich in fish.
Tiberias is a holy city in Judaism, one of the most important centers of Jewish studies and culture.
During the Crusader period, Tiberias became the capitol of the Galilee after a period of 150 years of ruthless fighting with the Moslems; the Crusaders were conquered in 1187 AD.
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 Tiberias. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
After the destruction of Jerusalem, Tiberias became (2d cent.) a center of Jewish learning; the Sanhedrin convened in the town, and parts of the Mishna and Jerusalem Talmud were edited there.
Tiberias was captured by the Arabs in 637, taken by the Crusaders in the 11th cent., recaptured by Saladin in 1187, and occupied by Egypt in 1247.
Maimonides, the Jewish philosopher and physician, is buried in Tiberias.
www.bartelby.com /65/ti/Tiberias.html   (235 words)

  
 TIBERIAS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Tiberias was founded in A.D. 18-22 by Herod Antipas (the Herod of the time of Jesus) and named after the Roman emperor, Tiberius.
Tiberias does not figure in the stories of Jesus and his disciples, although a Crusader tradition identified in it the place where Jesus shewd himself again to this disciples at the sea of Tiberias (John 21:1), usually believed to have been at TABGHA.
Tiberias fell to the Moslems in 637, to the Crusaders in 1099 and to the Mamelukes in 1247.
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Mayor Celender introduced the Tiberias delegation members who came to the meeting with a bouquet of flowers for the Mayor and specially-designed artwork plaques by a Tiberian artist for the Mayor and Board members showing a picturesque view of the City of Tiberias with palm trees, which are part of the emblem for the City.
Now, the City of Tiberias finds itself in a dire situation since its donor/sponsor of the UCLRP can no longer fund it and it is being forced to close unless it can raise approximately $160,000 a year to cover expenses.
Tiberias is considered to be the cradle of Christianity.
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 Tiberias: the heart of the Galilee   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Tiberias, located on the western shore of the Sea of Galilee, is a popular health and holiday resort as well as a Jewish and Christian pilgrimage destination.
Tiberias is the heart of the Galilee, posed on a mountain slope, beautifully looking over to the Golan Heights at the other side of the lake.
Around Tiberias occurred many of the biblical stories and many famous sites are located nearby: Capernaum, home to at least five of the twelve disciples, is the lakeside town where Jesus preached.
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 Tiberias   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Tiberias were built in the first century CE by Herod Antipas, son of Herod the Great and governor of Galilee, the town was named for the Roman Emperor, Tiberius.At first, Tiberias was considered "unclean" by Jews because it was built over ancient graves and they refused to live in the town.
The town was an important textile and tapestry center during this period due to the abundance of reeds and fresh water and its proximity to caravan routes.
In 748 CE Tiberias was destroyed by earthquakes and its population dwindled until it was rebuilt by the Crusaders slightly norh of its original site.
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 Coin of Jesus found in Ancient Tiberias Excavation
Tiberias and the other sites around the Sea of Galilee were the desired destination of Christian pilgrims during the time of Muslim rule in Israel from the 7th to 11th centuries CE.
The Ancient Tiberias Excavation receives financial support from the Avihai Fund of Jerusalem whose aim is the deepening of knowledge of history on the part of the youth participating in the dig and the residents of Tiberias and its environs.
Zohar Oved, Mayor of Tiberias, who stands behind the efforts of this excavation, has stated that the finding of the Jesus coin on the shores of the Sea of Galilee will be a drawing point for tourists from all over the world.
nyjtimes.com /Stories/2004/JesusCoinFoundInTiberias.htm   (328 words)

  
 Tiberias (Life in the Holy Land)
Tiberias was one of the most important towns of Galilee.
[Tiberias] is one of the most sacred cities of the Jews in Palestine, and now has a population of about six thousand souls.
Marion Harland says: "Tiberias has never been comely; the alleys, that do duty as streets, are lined in some quarters with booths and stalls, in others with mean dwellings that are dirty white in the sunshine and dirtier gray when wet.
www.lifeintheholyland.com /tiberias.htm   (526 words)

  
 Articles - Church of St. Peter in Tiberias
Tiberias is one of the famous places along the shores of the Sea of Galilee.
During the Jewish War that ended with the destruction of Jerusalem, Tiberias found itself divided into two camps: one favored the revolt, the other was ready to collaborate with the Romans.
Tiberias, along with Jerusalem, Hebron and Safed, were considered their "holy cities." A Rabbinic legend held that the Messiah would come forth from the lake, would land in Tiberias, and make his way to Safed, finally establishing his throne on one of the highest mountain peaks in Galilee.
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 Third Temple .com - Tiberias Gallery
Tiberias is considered to be one of the four holiest cities in the land of Israel.
Tiberias has a vibrant history and is a Jewish city with a pulse (there is tremendous spiritual movement there which is nourished by it's exalted past).
Tiberias # 3 - Rebbe Meir Baal Ha Ness - He was a tanna (4th generation) and one of the main expounders of the Mishnah.
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 History of Tiberias (Life in the Holy Land)
The family of Herods were famous builders, and it is to a son of Herod the Great that Tiberias owes, if not its origin, at least its rank among the cities of Galilee.
It is not known that Christ ever visited Tiberias, and some writers would account for the supposed fact by a reference to the ceremonial uncleanness of the place, while others think he did not wish to put himself unnecessarily into the power of Antipas.
Here rose, as if by magic, fine Grecian colonnades, Roman gates, and costly public edifices, including the palace of Herod, while the streets and squares of the city were adorned with marble statues, and its synagogue was one of the finest in the province of Galilee.
www.lifeintheholyland.com /tiberias_history.htm   (632 words)

  
 Tiberias definition - Zionism and Israel -Encyclopedia / Dictionary/Lexicon of Zionism/Israel/
The Jewish community of Tiberias suffered the vicissitudes of Christian and Muslim rule, as well as the ravages of natural disasters.
Tiberias was rebuilt through the efforts of Donna Gracia Mendes, and her nephew, Don Joseph Hanassi, Portuguese who fled the Inquisition.
Tiberias was taken by the Haganah in April of 1948.
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 Israel Tourism Guide - Hotels, Restaurants, Transportation, Flights
Tiberias is a town on the western shore of the Sea of Galilee, (more accurate: Lower Galilee).
During the crusades it was the central city of the Principality of Galilee in the Kingdom of Jerusalem; the region was sometimes called the Principality of Tiberias, or the Tiberiad.
She live in Tiberias in the 16th century and she done a lot to renaissance the Jewish community in the city.
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