Places of Section 8

The Arabah and the Negev

101. Mampsis (Kurnub)

The representation shows a wide gate and the gable of a church.


Province of Palaestina Tertia, 10 cities under a praeses: Petra, Augustopolis, Arindela, Charachmuba, Areo-polis, Zoara, Mampsis, Bitarous, Elusa, Salton. (Hierocles, Synecdemos, 721:1-11)

Map Section 8 Ancient Sources Discussion


Photo: The ruins of the once flourishing Nabataean town of Mampsis.

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