Places of Section 9

Ascalon, Gaza, Negev, Sinai

106. Asemona city by the desert bordering Egypt
and the crossing to the sea

A gate flanked by two towers.

Asemona (Num 34:4-5), a city in the desert south of Judaea, which separates Egypt and the outlet to the sea of the lot of the tribe of Judah. I have mentioned above Asemona as a station of the sons of Israel. (Eusebius, Onomasticon 14:4-6; Jerome 15:4-6)

Map Section 8 Ancient Sources Discussion

Photo: Astronauth photograph of the Sinai desert, showing Israel, Palestine and Egypt.

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