Sites & cities that bear the name of Maximianopolis


Today in : Palestine, State of
First trace of activity : ca. 7th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 7th century C.E
Recorded names : Hadad-rimmon, Legio, Caporcotani, Μαξιμιανόπολις

Description : Maximianopolis (Ancient Greek: Μαξιμιανόπολις) was an ancient city in Palaestina Secunda, within the Byzantine Empire. The name Maximianopolis (City of Maximian) was given to it by Diocletian, in honour of his co-emperor Maximian. It was located 17 M.P. from Caesarea and 10 M.P. from Jezreel. The town earlier bore the names Legio and Caporcotani.Its site is near Lejjun, Israel.

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