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The word Ascalon comes from Ashkelon, a coastal city in Israel. It can refer to:

Places and jurisdictions[edit]

Ashkelon history related[edit]

  • Battle of Ascalon, considered the last action of the First Crusade
  • Siege of Ascalon, the Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem's capturing of the fortified city from the Fatimids in 1153
  • The lance (or in some versions of the story, sword) used by Saint George to slay the dragon, named after the city Ashkelon
  • The British World War II aeroplane used by Winston Churchill, named after the lance—an Avro York

Popular culture[edit]


A Jewish surname :

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