Hippos Sussita (“Horse” in both Greek and Aramaic) was a Pagan city built on top of a large cliff overlooking the Sea of Galilee in Hellenistic times. Sussita thrived for about a thousand years until its final destrcution by an earthquake in 749 CE.
It’s rich remains include a main street (“Decumanos”) a temple, a cathedral, two churches, a forum, a possible ruler shrine (“Kyble”), and an Odeon.
|Hippos Sussita on Wikipedia|
|Hippos Sussita on Google +|
|Hippos Sussita on Google Maps|
|Hippos Sussita Excavation Expedition Website|
Points of Interest in the Area