（Σεπφωρίς). Now Sefurieh; a city of Palestine, in the
middle of Galilee. It was an insignificant place until Herod Antipas fortified it, and made it
the capital of Galilee, under the name of Diocaesarēa.
Harry Thurston Peck. Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities. New York. Harper and Brothers. 1898.
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