Cabul (Kavul)

Cabul (Kavul) “And turneth toward the  sun-rising to Beth-dagon, and reacheth to Zebulun, and to the valley of Jiphthahel toward the north side of Beth-emek, and Neiel, and goeth out to Cabul on the left hand” (Joshua 19:27) An Arab village 15 km. southeast of Acre is […]

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Caesarea (Acts 8 : 40) This quintessential, ancient Mediterranean port is now an archaeological site and resort center. Though small during the Crusader Period, it is from this era that most of the ruins date. Site of ancient Sidonite city, Straton’s Tower. Conquered in 90 BCE by […]

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Capernaum (Kefar Nahum)

Capernaum (Kefar Nahum) (Matthew 4:13) “And leaving Nazareth, he came and dwelt in Capernaum, which is upon the seacoast, in the region of Zebulun and Naphtali:” The site of ancient Capernaum is on the northwest shore of the Sea of Galilee, 4 km. southwest of the mouth […]

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Castellion (Hurqanya)

Castellion (Hurqanya) Remains of an ancient fortress and a monastery in the Judean Desert between Bethlehem and the Dead Sea, west of  Hyrcania Valley. Probably built by order of John Hyrcanus in the 1st or 2nd century BCE, hence the name of site. Arabic name is Khirbet […]

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Chorazin (Korazim)

Chorazin (Korazin, Korazim) (Matthew 11:21) “Woe unto you, Chorazin! woe unto you, Bethsaida! for if the mighty works, which were  done in you, had been done in Tyre and Sidon, they would have repented long ago in sackcloth and ashes.“ Ruins of an ancient settlement  and synagogue, […]

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Cremisan (Deir Kirmizan)

Cremisan (Deir Kirmizan) Salesian theological seminary and noviciate on slope of Mt. Jala (Beit Jala), southwest of Jerusalem; with a farm and winery. The wines enjoy a fine reputation.

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Cana (Kafr Kanna)

Cana (Kafr Kanna) (John 2:1-11) Arab village in Galilee 6 km. northeast of  Nazareth, where Jesus performed his first miracle. Site of ancient city of Galilean Kanna, mentioned in 20th-century BCE Egyptian Execration Texts, Tell el ‘Amarna letters and in Tiglath-pileser III’s city lists. It also was […]

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