Caesarea : Founded by Herod, on site of ancient Strato's Tower, in honour of Roman emperor Caesar Augustus.
Nain : Mentioned in the New Testament.
En Dor : Biblical Endor where Saul consulted the witch (I Sam. 28:7ff).
Beth Haggan (Jenin) : Mentioned in II Kings 9:27.
Possible site of village entered by Jesus on his way from Nazareth to Jerusalem (Luke 17:11-14).
Megiddo : Ancient city, first mentioned in 15th century BC, in Egyptian documents.
Important for its strategic location on Via Maris.
Rebuilt after return from Babylonian Exile; abandoned in Hellenistic period.
Jezreel : Site of story of Naboth's vineyard with Jezebel and prophet Elijah (I Kings 21).
Beth Shan : Ancient city and important centre throughout history.
Named Scythopolis during Second Temple period.
Belvoir : Ruins from the time of Crusades.
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