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Noun1.Golan - a fortified hilly area between southern Lebanon and southern Syria; "artillery on the Golan Heights can dominate a large area of Israel"
Israel, State of Israel, Yisrael, Zion, Sion - Jewish republic in southwestern Asia at eastern end of Mediterranean; formerly part of Palestine
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(from Josephus we have good information about many of these events, and recent scholars have supplied helpful commentary on shifts in government and politics affecting the region in Josephus's day and beyond).(2) After the Roman suppression of the Jewish revolt in the 60s and 70s, many Jews sought refuge to the north of Jerusalem--in the Galilee, and in its sister territory to the east, Gaulanitis, or Golan.
Bar-Kochva suggested that the site of es-Salam may be the Solyma in western Gaulanitis that revolted against Agrippa II at about this time (Jos.
One need assume no significant degree of overt and conscious Greek paideia in the education of the Sages who lived in Judea, Galilee, and Gaulanitis in Philo's day.