Places of Section 5

Mount Ephraim and Benjamin

47. Rimmon - (al-Rammun)

A vignette of "a door between two towers" type, with white inscription shows the village of Rimmon

Rimmon (Jos 15:32), in the tribe of Simeon or of Judah. Now it is a village called Remmon near Jerusalem to the north, at the 15th milestone. (Eusebius, Onomasticon 144:11-12; Jerome 145:10-11)

Map Section 5 Ancient Sources Discussion

Photo: Painting of a cross recently found in a Byzantine tomb at Rammun.

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