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Summary

The ruins of the Biblical city of Arumah are located on the steep hill of Horvat Arumah (Khirbet el 'Ormeh). This was the city where Abimelech son of Gideon the Judge has dwelled, and later a formidable Hasmonean fortress was constructed on it. The major

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

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Nearby

Tell Balata - Shechem

Sichem was occupied from Neolithic period. In Bronze Agea was a commercial center on the way from Egipt to Mesopotamia.

Mount Gerizim

Hellenistic Sacred Precinct

Mount Gerizim

Vth century church

Theatre Neapolis

Theatre Neapolis

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Surroundings (Panoramio)

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