Settlements and cult sites on Mount Hermon, Israel: Ituraean culture in the Hellenistic and Roman periods
Report on the archaeological survey of the southern and western slopes of Mount Hermon, a marginal region inhabited in ancient times by the Ituraeans, a people of Arab origin referred to in the Bible as sons of Ishmael and known to us mainly as an ethnic and political entity in the Hellenistic and early Roman periods. Through decription and analysis of the remnants and finds discovered in the sites explored Dar provides a synthesis and clarification of historical subjects and questions related to the culture and religion of the Ituraeans in the Hellenistic and Roman periods.
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The Geography of the Hermon Mountains 110
The History of the Hermon Settlements 1127
The Cult Places of Har Senaim 2892
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