Samaria (Sebaste) : Capital of Kingdom of Israel 925-721 BCE.
Conquered after long sieges by Shalmaneser, Alexander the Great and John Hyrcanus.
John the Baptist buried here.
Apollonia (Arshaf) : Mentioned in the New Testament.
Mt.Ebal : Here Joshua built and altar and read curses and blessings (Josh. 8:30).
Ruins of Byzantine fortress.
Shechem : Mentioned in the Old Testament.
Mt. Gerizim : Mt. Moriah according to Samaritans.
To this sacred high-place the Samaritan woman alluded in her question to Jesus (John 4:20).
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