The first of these is the modern Beit Jibrin (see Eleutheropolis), the second is Tuffuh, near Hebron.
from Eleutheropolis on the S.
When Eusebius placed MwpavIel near Eleutheropolis it is not likely that he is thinking of Mareshah (Maresa), for he speaks of the former as a village and of the latter as a ruin 2 m.
Tell-es-Safy, possibly the Gath of the Old Testament, 6 m.from Eleutheropolis.
As Betogabra it is mentioned by Ptolemy; the name Eleutheropolis dates from the Syrian visit of Septimius Severus (A.D.
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