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(Placename) a town in central Israel, southeast of Tel Aviv: Israel's chief airport. Pop: 66 800 (2003 est). Also called: Lydda
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He refused and was eventually dragged through the streets of Diospolis
(now Lydda) in Palestine and beheaded.
Augustine produced his first anti-Pelagian tracts on nature, grace, and original sin at this time, and Pelagius himself faced his first episcopal inquiry at the Synod of Diospolis
The Gitta of the Madeba Map, which the caption identifies as one of the five Philistine cities, is very close to DIOSPOLIS
(= LOD, LYDDA, p.