The location of ancient Modi'in, the hometown of the Hasmonaeans-as mentioned in 1 Maccabees and the writings of Josephus-has been in dispute ever since geographical-historical research on the site began. In this paper we explore the various possible locations for Modi'in and propose a different geographical solution to the problem.
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- Ancient Modi'in
- Judaean Shephelah