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bot'-ris (Botrus; modern Batrun): A town of Phoenicia on the coast some miles North of Gebal (Byblus) on the southern side of the bold promontory called in classic times Theoprosopon. It is said to have been founded by Ithobal (Ethbaal), king of Tyre, whose daughter married Ahab (Josephus, Ant, VIII, xiii, 2). The town is not mentioned in Scripture.


How Ahab when He had Taken Jezebel to Wife Became More Wicked than ...
... This Ethbaal built the city Botrys in Phoenicia, and the city Auza in Libya." By
these words he designed the want of rain that was in the days of Ahab, for at ...
/.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/chapter 13 how ahab when.htm

Sennacherib (705-681 BC )
... facts are known which can enlighten us as to the activity which prevailed under
Eth-baal: we know, however, that he rebuilt the small town of Botrys, which had ...
/.../chapter isennacherib 705-681 b c.htm

Syria at the Beginning of the Egyptian Conquest
... Phoenicia"Arad, Marathus, Simyra, Botrys"Byblos, its temple, its goddess, the myth
of Adonis: Aphaka and the valley of the Nahr-Ibrahim, the festivals of ...
/.../chapter iisyria at the beginning.htm

... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia BOTRYS. bot'-ris (Botrus; modern Batrun):
A town of Phoenicia on the coast some miles North of Gebal ...
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Bothers (1 Occurrence)

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Arkite (7 Occurrences)
... the name Irkatah and taken by Tiglathpileser III in 738 BC Not being on the sea
its trade was small and it probably belonged to Tripoli or Botrys originally. ...
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Bottle (28 Occurrences)

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Lebanon (66 Occurrences)
... of man and his domestic animals, he crosses by turns at higher and higher levels
the headwaters of the Ibrahim, Fedar, Jozeh, Byblus and the Botrys rivers, and ...
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Tyre (59 Occurrences)
... the Baal-worship into Israel. Eth-baal was an energetic monarch, and is
said to have rounded Botrys (Batrun). He reigned 32 years ...
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