Sentence Examples

  • ABILA, (1) a city of ancient Syria, the capital of the tetrarchy of Abilene, a territory whose extent it is impossible to define.
  • According to Josephus, Abilene was a separate Iturean kingdom till A.D.
  • 39-4 0; (iii.) ruler of the whole of Palestine (with Abilene), on the accession of Claudius at the beginning of A.D.
  • In the same passage of Luke mention is made of Lysanias, tetrarch of Abilene near Damascus, in the valley of the B arada.
  • This Lysanias was the son of Ptolemy Mennaeus, the ruler of an independent state, of which Abilene formed only a small portion.

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