Caparcotia (Καπαρκοτία, a name of which the initial element is evidently the Hebrews ׃כפרּ SEE CAPHAR ), a town located by Ptolemy (4:16) in Galilee, and mentioned (Caparcotani) in the Peutnger Table as situated between Scythopolis and Caesarea Palestinae (Reland, Palcest. p. 461, 687), 24 R. miles from the former and 28 from the latter. It was discovered by Burckhardt (Travels, p. 551) in the modern Kefr-Kud; a village about one hour [1] west of Jenin, among the hills (Robinson, Researches, in, 159), and half an hour west of Burkin (Wolcott, in the Biblioth. Sacra, 1843, p. 76; Robinson, Later Researches, p. 121), situated on an eminence, with a high wely north of the village, called Sheik Zeit, and visible from a great distance all around (Van de Velde, Memoir, p. 301).

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