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Philadelphia, Palestine

PHILADELPHIA, PALESTINE, the Greek name (i) of a city in Palestine in the land of Ammon (see AMMONITES), and (2) of a city so-called in honour of Attalus II. of Pergamum, the modern Ala-Shehr (?.).

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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