Biblical Latin Place Names

These names appear in the Latin Bible (the Vulgate). See also about biblical names.
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BABYLON   (Settlement)   English, German, Dutch, Biblical, Ancient Roman, Biblical Latin, Ancient Greek, Biblical Greek
Greek form of Akkadian Babili, which is of uncertain meaning. It is often explained as meaning "gateway of God", from Akkadian babu "gate" and ilu "God", though it may in fact derive from a non-Semitic language. This was the name of a major city in ancient Mesopotamia, the capital of the Babylonian Empire. It was located in present-day Iraq.
CARMEL   (Mountain)   Biblical, Biblical Latin
Form of KARMEL used in the Latin and English Bibles.
IORDANES   (River)   Biblical Greek, Biblical Latin
Greek and Latin form of JORDAN.
NAZARETH   (Settlement)   English, French, Biblical, Biblical Latin
Possibly means "branch" in Hebrew. This is the name of a town in Galilee in Israel. It was the home town of Jesus.