Ascalon, Gaza, Negev and Sinai

118. Edrain - (al-'Adar)

This village, attested only on the Madaba map, is identical with Hirbat al 'Adar, about 7 km southwest of Gaza. A walled town with a gate and three towers. Within the walls a brownish gable is visible, obviously not of a church.

Herbert Donner, The Mosaic Map of Madaba, Kempen 1992, 74

For more sources and bibliography see:
Tabula Imperii Romani. Iudaea - Palaestina (Jerusalem 1994) s.v. "Edrain", 115.

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