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Bayt Nuba (Arabic: بيت نوبا‎{{#invoke:Category handler|main}}) was a Palestinian Arab village, located halfway between Jerusalem and al-Ramla.<ref name=LeStrangep415/> Historically identified with the biblical city of Nob mentioned in the Book of Samuel,<ref name=LeStrangep415/> that association has been eschewed in modern times.<ref>{{#invoke:Citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=journal }}</ref> The village is mentioned in extrabiblical sources including the writings of 5th-century Roman geographers, 12th-century Crusaders and a Jewish traveller, a 13th-century Syrian geographer, a 15th-century Arab historian, and Western travellers in the 19th century. Depopulated by Israeli forces during the 1967 war, it was subsequently leveled by military engineers using controlled explosions, and the Israeli settlement of Mevo Horon was established on its lands in 1970.<ref name="google1">Legal Brief</ref>


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