“ A city of the Jews” (Luke,
23.51), placed by St. Jerome near Diospolis or Lydda (Epitaph. Paul.
), which would correspond very well with the situation of Ramleh, where a late tradition finds the city of Joseph of Arimathea.
The arguments against this hypothesis are fully stated by Dr. Robinson. (Palestine,
vol. iii. pp. 33, &c.)
He concludes that its site has not yet been identified. Some writers identify it with RAMA.