Emmaus
    Footnotes

    Emmaus

    (1) A village 60 furlongs, or about 5 miles, from Jerusalem; generally identified with the modern Kulonieh, on the road to Joppa (Luke 24:13).

    (2) Or Nicopolis. A town on the maritime plain, two-thirds of the way from Jerusalem to Lydda; the scene of the defeat of the Syrians by Judas Maccabaeus.