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Antipatris

Titular see of Palestine

Antipatris, a titular see of Palestine, whose episcopal list is known from 449 to 451 (Gams, 452). It was built by Herod the Great in honor of his father Antipatris, and is mentioned in Acts, xxiii, 31. “Its ancient name and site”, says Smith, “are still preserved by a Muslim village of considerable size,… about three hours north of Jaffa”.


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