Hippos (῎Ιππος, a horse; but Reland suggests, Palest. p. 830, that it may be one of the towns called היפא in the Talmud), a city of Palestine, 30 stadia from Tiberias (Josephus, Life, 65), one of the Decapolis (Reland, Palcest. p. 215), frequently mentioned by Josephus (Ant. 15:7, 3; 17:11, 4; War. 2, 18, 1; 18, 5; 3:3, 1; Life, 31); later, an episcopal city (Reland, p. 440, 821), identified by Burckhardt with the ruin es-Sunuah, at the south-east end of Lake Tiberias. — Van de Velde, Memoir, p. 322.

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