Places of Section 9

Ascalon, Gaza, Negev, Sinai

110. Photis - (Kh. Futeis)

Four irregular elements: a tower, a segment of a wall, and perhaps two buildings.


Listen now also this wonder, similar to the previous one, which took place at the village of Salton [Gerariticon] called Afta. Beside the village there is the monastery of saint Silvan, the father of the monks. A monk pure, humble, and full of sweetness was living there. His name was Epiphanius. He professed, with all its monastery, the orthodox faith... (Iohannes Rufus, Plerophoriae, 48)
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