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Summary

Ancient port.

Class:

  • Castle
  • visible
  • Location ± 0-5 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Yavneh-Yam

Ancient Port.

Battle of Yibneh (Yibna) in 1123

Crusaders under Eustace Grenier crushed Fatimids army between Ascalon and Jaffa. Yibna - modren Yavne

Yavne (Yavneh, Yavneel)

Yavne (Yavneh, Yavneel)

Iamneia

OmnesViae import TPPlace439

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

Yavne-Yam  identified with the coastal city of Muḫḫazu (mHz)1 mentioned in the Amarna letters was occupied from the Middle Bronze Age up to the Middle Ages,      

See:

  1. Avraham Negev and Shimon Gibson sv. Jabneh; Jabneel; Jamnia (a). Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land. New York and London: Continuum 2001,  p. 253
  2. Robert R. Stieglitz,  Ugaritic Mhd – the harbor of Yabne-Yam? JAOS 94,  1974, pp. 137-138.

                 

References

  1. Robert R. Stieglitz,, 1974, pp. 137-138.