Arimathaea




I said I could not identify Arimathaea.
  Randy Black quotes The Columbia Encyclopedia: In the New Testament, home of St. Joseph of Arimathea, not otherwise known. It may be the same as Ramathaim-zophim.

RH:  This surprises me. He was such a prominent and noble figure that one would have thought that the Christians would have established a shrine in his home town.

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