Places of Section 7

The Sea-coast

88. Betodegana - (Bayt Dagan)

Seven black letters above the village, caracterized by a church with a gable.


Beth-dagon (Jos 15:41), in the tribe of Judah. And today there is a large village called Kefar Dagon between Diospolis and Jamnia. (Eusebius, Onomasticon 50:15-16; Jerome 51:15-16)

Map Section 7 Ancient Sources Discussion


Photo: The Mediterranean coast and its typical sand dunes areas, as seen from space. Two big plumes of smoke rise from Tel Aviv-Jafo (right) and Iavne-Jamnia (left).

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