Travel to Israel: Cultural Intersections: Photo 4
Another way-station on the ancient path between Egypt and Mesopotamia: Antipatris, between the head of the Yarkon River and the hills of Samaria, or the northern West Bank. The city's name was bestowed by Herod, who built a city here on older ruins. Herod's city was destroyed by a 4th century earthquake, and a Crusader fortress was rebuilt by the Ottomans in the 16th century: those are the ruins seen here.
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