Places of Section 9

Ascalon, Gaza, Negev, Sinai

128. Betylium - (Shaykh Zuwayd ?)

Only the red roof of a church is left of the vignette.

From Raphia it is twelve miles to Bethulia, where Holofernes died. (Theodosius, De situ Terrae Sanctae, 3)

Map Section 9 Ancient Sources Discussion

Photo: Byzantine mosaics found in Shaykh Zuwayd.

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