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Kitto's Popular Cyclopedia of Biblial Literature


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Dor, a town on the border of the Mediterranean, which Jerome places nine Roman miles north of Caesarea. It was one of the royal towns of the Canaanites (; ), and was included in the heritage of Manasseh (). The place, or rather the region to which it gave name, occurs again in . A place still exists, at the distance indicated by Jerome, under the name of Tortura, which Buckingham describes as a small village with about forty or fifty houses and five hundred inhabitants. It has a small port, formed by a narrow range of rocky islets, at a short distance from the sandy beach.





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Kitto, John, ed. Entry for 'Dor'. "Kitto's Popular Cyclopedia of Biblial Literature".

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