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Ascalon, Gaza, Negev and Sinai

114. Asalea - (al-Nazlah)


Three towers, a gate and a segment of walll. The place is mentioned by Sozomenus (Hist. eccl. III,14-Patr. graec. 67, c. 1077) as the birth-place of a holy man named Alaphion.

Avi-Yonah, The Madaba Mosaic Map, Jerusalem 1954, 73

For more sources and bibliography see:
Tabula Imperii Romani. Iudaea - Palaestina (Jerusalem 1994) s.v. "Asalea", 68.

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