Gabala belonged to the Aradian peraia during the fourth and first century B.C and was a small coastal town 20 km south of Laodicea ad Mare. The town was mentioned in the writings of Theodoretos of Cyrrhos as being a charming little coastal town. Their was also a famous shrine called Doto the Nereid said to give safe voyage and generous catch to seafarers.

Later on in her history the town became a province of Syria this after a decree in 64-63 B.C by the Roman general Pompey.


By Coins Of The Southern Levant Posted in Gabala

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