Ancient Sources

Places of Ascalon, Gaza, Negev, Sinai


122. Sycomazon - (Kh. Suq Mazin)

ORIGINAL TEXTS


ENGLISH TRANSLATION

Hierocles, Synecdemos 719,3 (7th cent. A.D.)
Sykomazon.

No biblical text available
MORE ANCIENT SOURCES

Targum Yerushalmi, Num 34:15 (5th cent. A.D.)
The border cames to Raphion [Raphiah] and to Shuq-Mazay [Suq Mazin], and to the cave of Engaddi, reaching to the shore of the Salt Sea.


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.


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