Definition of Peraea
1. peraeon [n] - See also: peraeon
Lexicographical Neighbors of Peraea
Literary usage of Peraea
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Travels in the Three Great Empires of Austria, Russia, and Turkey by Charles Boileau Elliott (1838)
"CHAPTER XXII. THE SOUTHERN COAST OF ASIA MINOR AND ISLANDS OF THE LEVANT. Coast of Caria.—peraea.—Gulf of Glaucus. ..."
2. The Emperor Hadrian: A Picture of the Graeco-Roman World in His Time by Ferdinand Gregorovius, Mary E. Robinson (1898)
"Foundation of the Colony Aelia Capitolina. Hadrian in Arabia. Bostra. Petra. The Country of peraea. Gaza. Pelusium JUDAEA, or Palestine, had been separated ..."
3. The Historical Geography of the Holy Land: Especially in Relation to the by George Adam Smith (1897)
"peraea was properly identical with the modern Belka', or the region between Jabbok and Arnon. In one passage Josephus says that it stretched from Pella, ..."
4. The Classical Manual: An Epitome of Ancient Geography, Greek and Roman by James Skerret Shore Baird (1855)
"Gath; 2. Ekron or Accaron; 3. Azotus or Ashdod, famed for its temple to Dagon; 4. Ascalon; 5. Gaza. PER-^EA and BATAN^A. —In peraea: 1. ..."