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Adasa is a city referred to the Maccabees and the site of the Syrian-Seleucid General Nicanor's death and Judas Maccabeus's post in the battle of Adasa (during the Maccabean Revolt). It is said to be just opposite Beth-Horon (1 Macc 7:39), at a 3½ mile distance[1].


  1. ^ Angus, S. (1915).Nicanor.International Standard Bible Encyclopedia Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. 1915. Retrieved December 9, 2005.

Coordinates: 31°50′N 35°14′E / 31.833°N 35.233°E / 31.833; 35.233