The Land of the Philistines
The stock image depicts the Land of the Philistines during biblical times. The map shows the coastal region located in the southwestern part of Canaan. The area was occupied by the Philistines, a seafaring people who migrated from the Aegean Sea and settled in the region during the 12th century BCE.
The map shows the main Philistine cities, including Gaza, Ashdod, Ashkelon, Gath, and Ekron. The map also shows the important trade routes that connected the Philistine cities with the surrounding regions. The Philistines were a formidable enemy of the Israelites and are mentioned numerous times in the Bible, including in the stories of Samson and David.
The map provides a glimpse into the geography and history of the region during biblical times.