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Machaerus (Greek: Μαχαιροῦς): Judaean fort on the east bank of the Dead Sea, best-known as the jail where John the Baptist was executed, modern Rujm al-Mišnaqa.
This page was created on 5 June 2020.
Semiramis (Greek: Σεμίραμις): legendary queen of Assyria and founder of Babylon, known from Greek, Armenian, and Jewish sources.
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Šempeter: modern name of an ancient village along the Roman road from Emona (modern Ljubljana) to Poetovio (modern Ptuj), with several funerary monuments.
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Dacia: country north of the Lower Danube, more or less identical to modern Romania. It experienced influences from the Thracians, Scythians, Greeks, and Celts and became a powerful kingdom, added as a province to the Roman Empire, abandoned to Germanic-speaking tribes, and part of the Avar zone of influence.
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Sais (Greek: Σάις): city in the western Delta of Egypt.
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Yohanan ben Zakkai (second half first century CE): rabbi, one of the founders of rabbinical Judaism.
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Mishnah (Hebrew: מִשְׁנָה, "repetition"): first great collection of rabbinical wisdom.
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Copts: Name for the Christian population of Egypt and Nubia in Late Antiquity.
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Gladiator: professional (or slave) fighter who engaged in combat in a Roman amphitheater.
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