Ancient Sources

The Sea-coast



97. Azotus Paralus - (Ashdod, al-Minah)

ORIGINAL TEXTS


ENGLISH TRANSLATION

Hierocles, Synecdemos, 718:5-6 (7th cent. A.D.)
Azotos on the seashore (Paralios), Azotos inland (Mesogeios).

No biblical text available
MORE ANCIENT SOURCES

Georgius Cyprius, 1020 (7th cent. A.D.)
Azotos on the seashore (Paralos).

Iohannes Rufus, Vita Petri 114 (5th cent. A.D.)
They took him (Peter) and brought him in the so-called townlet of the city of Jamnia, which lay on the sea-shore and was very proficient for the saint's illness.


BYZANTINE ADMINISTRATIVE LISTS

Hierocles, Synecdemos, 721:1-11 (7th cent. A.D.)
Province of Palaestina Prima, 22 cities under a consularis: Cesarea, Dora, Antipatris, Diospolis, Azotos on the sea, Azotos inland, Eleuteropolis, Aelia which is also Jerusalem, Neapolis, [Livias], Sebaste, Anthedon, Diocletianopolis, Sycamazon, Ono, Sozousa, Ioppe, Gaza, Raphia, Ascalon, Gazaris, Betylion.

Georgius Cyprius, 997-1027 (7th cent. A.D.)
Province of Palaestina Prima, Aelia-Jerusalem, Caesarea, Dora, Antipatris, Diospolis wich is also Georgiopolis, Iamnia, Nicopolis, Ono, Sozousa, Ioppe, Ascalon, Gaza, Raphia, Anthedon, Diocletianopolis, Eleutheropolis, Neapolis, Sebaste, region of Amathous, region of Jericho, region of Livias, region of Gadara, Azotos Paralos, Azotos, Sycomazon, Bitylion, Tricomias, Toxos, Canstantiniac Salton, Geraritic Salton wich is also Barsamon.

see also: 96. Ashdod, which is also Azotus - (Isdud)

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