Sebastia

Sebastia

Sebastia, identified with ancient Samaria, is the capital of the northern kingdom during the Iron Age II in Palestine and a major urban centre during the Hellenistic and Roman periods.

Site Information

Country: Palestine

District: West Bank

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: First Millennium BC

Oldest Culture: Canaanite

Later Cultures: Hellenistic + Roman + Byzantine + Islamic

Site Features: Roman Monuments


UNESCO Tentative List

Official Name: Sebastia

Date of Submission: 2012

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