SECTION 8

Places of the Arabah and Negev

98. Praesidium (al-Fayfa)

A military post, a gate between two towers. A red triangle on the gate let think of a church.


The 'Ala secunda felix Valentiniana', at Praesidium. (Notitia Dignitatum, 73,35)

Map Section 8 Ancient Sources Discussion


Photo: The Dead Sea seen from space.

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