Discover the historical and biblical significance of Hazael of Aram, an influential Syrian King whose reign left a profound impact on the ancient Near East. Our in-depth analysis explores his ascension to power, the biblical prophecies he fulfilled, and the archaeological evidence that corroborates his storied legacy.
Explore the rich history and archaeology of Ancient Syria as we delve into the evidence for Ben-hadad through the examination of significant artifacts like The Stele of Zakkur and The Melqart Stele. These inscriptions reveal vital insights into the geopolitics, religion, and culture of the time, offering a window into a complex and fascinating era.
tri'-fon (Truphon): The surname of Diodotus, a usurper of the Syrian throne. He was a native of Apamea and had been in the service of Alexander Balas. On the death of Balas (145 BC), Tryphon, taking advantage of the complaints of discontent among the troops of Demetrius II (Nicator), set up the younger son of... Continue Reading →