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Megiddo is a hill, which in ancient times was the most important city due to its strategic position. The hill was formed from layers of ancient settlements, of which there are more than 25. Previously, military routes and key trade routes passed through Megiddo.
In the 15th century BC. here the battle of the Egyptian Pharaoh Thutmose the Third with the Canaanite kings took place. In 609 BC. At Megiddo, Pharaoh Necho II defeated the Jewish king Josiah. In 1799, Napoleon defeated the large army of the Ottoman Empire here. In 1918, the British General Allenby defeated the Ottoman army.
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