Places of Section 6

Mountain of Judah and Shephelah

83. Morasthi whence was Micah the Prophet - (al-Bassal)

A five lines white inscription on the left side of a "door between two towers" larger than the others.

Morasthi (Micah 1:1) from which was the prophet Micah, is a village to the east of Eleutheropolis. (Eusebius, Onomasticon 134:10-11; Jerome 135:14-15)

Map Section 6 Ancient Sources Discussion

Photo: A view from Tell Maresa.

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