Places of Section 9

Ascalon, Gaza, Negev, Sinai

131. Ostracine - (al-Flusiat)

A basilica is flanked by two towers.

Province Augustamnica I, under a corrector, 13 cities: Rhinocorura, Ostracina, Casium, Pentaschoinon, Aphnaion, Gerra, the Tents, Pelusium, Sethroitis, Hephaestus, Panephusis, Tanis, Thmuis. (Hierocles, Synecdemos, 726:3-727-6)

Map Section 9 Ancient Sources Discussion

Photo: The Bardawil lagoon got its name from the Crusader King Baldwin the first.

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