Geographical sites:

  • Levant (click here to focus in map) (see also Pleiades #687934)
    Pleiades_icon Iudaea region Description: Iudaea was an historical region of the Levant located in the mountainous southern part of the Land of Palestine, roughly corresponding to the southern West Bank. The region's name derives from the biblical tribe of Judah and the associated Kingdom of Judah (ca. 934 until 586 BC).

Citations:

Text #8838

Editorial comment by Laura Knight-Jadczyk

Earthquake in Palestine derived from Dead Sea lake-bed cores.

See: Migowski & Agnon & Bookman & Negendank & Stein. "Recurrence Pattern of Holocene Earthquakes along the Dead Sea Transform Revealed by Varve-Counting and Radiocarbon Dating of Lacustrine Sediments". Earth and Planetary Science Letters. Vol. 222

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