Crocodilopolis (κροκοδείλων πόλις), the name of a town in Syria, situated near a river of the same name (Crocodilon flumen, between Caesarea Palaestinae and Ptolemais (Strabo, 16, p. 758; Pliny, 5. 17, 19). Reland (Palaest. p. 739) thinks the latter may have been the same with the SHIHOR-LIBNATH SEE SHIHOR-LIBNATH (q.v.) of Jos 19:26. It is now identified with the Nahr Zerka (Raumer,, Palast. p. 53,191), in which crocodiles have been found (Pococke, Travels, 2:58; Thomson, Land and Book, 2:244).

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