At any rate Antipater was ready to aid Cassius with advice; Taricheae was taken and 30,000 Jews were sold into slavery (51 B.C.).
The ruin of Kerak answers to the description given by Josephus of the city of Taricheae, which lay 30 stadia from Tiberias, the hot baths being between the two cities.
Taricheae was situated, as is Kerak, on the shore below the cliffs, and partly surrounded by water, while before the city was a plain (the Ghor).
Pliny further informs us that Taricheae was at the south end of the Sea of Galilee.
9, 7) fixed his camp, advancing from Scythopolis (Beisen) on Taricheae and Tiberias.