Places of Section 7

The Sea-coast

92. Geth, now Gitta, one of the five satrapies - (Ras Abu Hamid ?)

A vignette of "a door between two towers", to the right a segment of a wall.

Geththa (1Sam 5:8), where the ark of the testimony was transferred from Azotus (Ashdod). And now there is a large village which is called Giththam, between Antipatris and Jamnia; and there is also another called Geththim. (Eusebius, Onomasticon 72:2-4; Jerome 73:2-4)

Map Section 7 Ancient Sources Discussion


Photo: Five main Philistines cities (satrapies) secured much of the coastal plain and of the low-land.

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