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  • Laodicea (A-Z entry)

    A city in the Roman province of Asia which enjoyed great prosperity until laid waste by an earthquake in 60 ce . Its uncertain ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Laodiceans, The Letter to the (A-Z entry)

    A pseudonymous letter ascribed to Paul , contained in some early Latin Bibles and mentioned by several ancient Christian authors. The community addressed was ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Laodiceia (A-Z entry)

    Early History of Laodiceia Laodiceia (also spelled Laodikeia), in the southwest corner of the region of Phrygia, was a Seleucid foundation with a significant ...

    Source: Oxford Encyclopedias of the Bible

  • Lapis Lazuli (A-Z entry)

    See Gems .

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

  • LAPITHOS (A-Z entry)

    important village on the north coast of Cyprus approximately 14 km (8.5 mi.) west of the town of Kyrenia and 70 km (43.5 mi.) ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Lapp, Paul Wilbert (A-Z entry)

    ( 1930 – 1970 ), archaeologist and a director and professor of archaeology at the American School of Oriental Research ( ASOR ) in ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Larsa (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Larsa (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Larsa (A-Z entry) This result contains an image

    the royal capital of an important realm in southern Mesopotamia at the beginning of the second millennium bce , located about 20 km (12 ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • The Last Days of Israel (Chapters)

    Jeroboam's son Zechariah only reigned for six months before he was killed by Shallum, bringing to an end the dynasty of Jehu ( 2 ...

    Source: Oxford Bible Atlas; from chapter The Kingdoms of Israel and Judah

  • Last Supper (A-Z entry)

    See Lord's Supper .

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Last Supper (A-Z entry)

    See lord's supper .

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • LATAMNE (A-Z entry)

    open-air Paleolithic site located on a slope above the middle reaches of the Orontes River, 23 km (14 mi.) northwest of the town of ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • The Late Bronze Age (Chapters)

    During the Late Bronze Age (1550–1200 bce ), new imperial powers emerged in the Near East. Each sought to dominate Syria-Palestine, motivated partly by ...

    Source: The Oxford History of the Biblical World; from chapter Before Israel

  • The Late Bronze Age (Chapters)

    The Late Bronze Age (ca. 1550–1200 bce ) was a brilliant, sophisticated, cosmopolitan era, in which great wealth accumulated and unprecedented international contacts and ...

    Source: The Oxford History of the Biblical World; from chapter Bitter Lives

  • Late Period (A-Z entry)

    [ This entry surveys the Late period of ancient Egyptian history, with reference to that period's major kings, main historical events, and significant cultural ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

  • Later Kings (Chapters)

    There is little to suggest that this trading activity continued to be of major importance, though one reference suggests that it continued for a ...

    Source: Oxford Bible Atlas; from chapter Ancient Trade Routes

  • Later Theological Polemic and Scriptural Interpretation (Chapters)

    It was not only in struggles with Gnostics, pagans, and Jews in the second and third centuries that exegesis was important: the doctrinal debates ...

    Source: The Oxford Study Bible; from chapter Biblical Interpretation in the Early Church

  • Latin (A-Z entry)

    The language originally of the people of Latium, the Latini, who occupied territory with several towns in Italy in the neighbourhood of Rome . ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Latin (A-Z entry)

    The language of imperial Rome and ancestor of the Romance languages. Because of its use by the Roman army and civil administration, Latin had ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

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