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BACTAIALLA (Βακταϊαλλά, Ptol. 5.15, Bactaiali, Peut. Tab.), a town of Syria. According to the Peutinger Tables, 27 M. P. from Antioch. The plain of Bectileth (Βαικτιλαέθ, Judith 2.21), which the Assyrian army reached in three days' journey from Nineveh, has been connected with this place. (Mannert, Geog. vi. pt. 1. p. 456; Winer, Bib. Real. Wort. s. v.)


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