Phaenos the capital of Trachonitis, in the northeast of Palestine; the AEnos of the Peutinger Table; one of the episcopal cities of Arabia (S. Paulo, Geogr. Sacr. page 297), twenty-seven Roman miles from Damascus, thirty-seven from Kenath. It is now the village of Musmeih, on the northern edge of the Lejah, as was proved by an inscription (Burckhardt, Travels, page 117 sq.; Porter, Damascus, 2:112 sq.). — Van de Velde, Memoir, page 339.

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