Places of Section 9

Ascalon, Gaza, Negev, Sinai

132. Casium - (Ras Qasrun, al-Qeis)

Two towers and the façade of a church.


After Pelusium come the camp of Chabrias, Mount Casius the temple of Juppiter Casius, and the tomb of Pompey the Great. (Plinius, Historia Naturalis, V,14)

Map Section 9 Ancient Sources Discussion


Photo: Casium, now deserted, was a well known city in ancient times.

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