Castellum (or Castra) PeregrinôrUm

Castellum (Or Castra) Peregrinôrum

(Foreigners' Station) or PETRA INCÎSA (Cut Rock), a fortified seaport of the Crusaders in Palestine, between Matthew Carmel and Caesarea (Ritter, Erdk. 16:615; Raumer, Paläst. p. 133); now ATHLIT, a most formidable- looking ruin (Van de Velde, Narrative, 1:312-314; Wilson, Lands of Bible, 2:248). SEE AHLAB. Under the form Castra (קסטרה) it seems to be mentioned by the Rabbins (Reland, Palkest. p. 697; Schwarz, Palest. p. 162).

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