Talk:Upper Zohar

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Site name[edit]

I cannot find a single mention online of this site as "זהר עילי" (Zohar Ili - Upper Zoher): all sources refer to the site as "רוגם זוהר" (Rogem Zohar). Do the printed publications cited in the ""References" section support this? If yes, it should be explicitly cited.

הסרפד (call me Hasirpad) 00:56, 21 August 2013 (UTC)

I've now found that a valid alternate name of Rogem Zohar is Metzad Zohar Ilit "the Upper Zohar Fortress (מצד זוהר עילית‎) [1] apparently to distinguish it from the other Zohar Fortress; see the Hebrew Wikipedia article מצד זוהר, which is about both Zohar Fortresses.
הסרפד (call me Hasirpad) 01:19, 21 August 2013 (UTC)
In short, it seems that the English name may be valid, but the Hebrew name is not. It seems that Rogem Zohar is the usual name in Hebrew, though. הסרפד (call me Hasirpad) 01:21, 21 August 2013 (UTC)
OK, I'm changing 'עילי' to 'עילית', that actually corresponds to the one Hebrew reference I used; I should have noticed. 'מצד' I'm leaving out though, the source doesn't use it. Neither two forts mentioned in the Hebrew article, btw, are the fort discussed in this article. Both are nicknamed Mezad Zohar and are down by the Dead Sea. Poliocretes (talk) 06:54, 21 August 2013 (UTC)