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CHAPTER III. JUDÆA AND JERUSALEM.

CHAPTER IV. THE HEIGHTS AND THE PASSES OF BENJAMIN.

BENJAMIN, the frontier tribe of Judah and Ephraim-Its independent power.

1. The Passes of Benjamin. 1. The Eastern Passes. a. Battle of Ai.

b. Battle of Mick inash. c. Advance of Sennacherib. 2. The Western

Passes— Battle of Bethhoron under Joshua. Later battles of Bethhoron . 199

II. The Heights. 1. Neby-Samwil or Gibeon. 2. Bethel : Sanctuary- View

of Abraham-Sanctuary of Jacob and of the Northern tribes, Jeroboam's

Temple—Josiah

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Note on Ramah and Mizpeh

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WOODCUTS.

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In the references to the Erdkunde of Professor C. Ritter throughout this work, the

following names have been adopted for the volumes relating to Sinai and
Palestine :-Part XIV. (or Vol. I.) is designated Sinai : Part XV. (Vol. II.),
Sect. 1. Jordan : Sect. 2. Syria : Part XVI. (Vol. III.) Palestine : Part XVII.
(Vol. IV.), Sect. 1. Lebanon : Sect. 2. Damascus.

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