Raphia - in ancient sources @ attalus.org
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- a town on the border between Egypt and Palestine
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The Egyptian army defeats Antiochus at Raphia.
Alexander Jannaeus captures Raphia and Anthedon, and attacks Gaza.
out to the region near Raphia, where Antiochus's support
parts of the country, Raphia and Anthedon, (the name
Azotus, Gaza, Anthedon, Raphia, and Rhinocolura; 
Scythopolis, Anthedon, Raphia, and Dora; Marissa also,
maritime parts, and took Raphia and Gaza, with Anthedon
llonia, and Jamneia, and Raphia, and Marissa, and Adoreus,
near the town of Raphia, which is on the borders of Egyp
(217) chus at a city called Raphia, near the frontier of
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