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Menois

Menois, a small town near Gaza in the Roman province of Palaestina Prima, is mentioned by Eusebius of Caesarea and other sources of the first millennium AD. Eusebius identified Menois with two places mentioned in the Old Testament of the previous millennium. One is the town in the Book of Joshua that in English is usually called Madmannah. The other is the Book of Isaiah's Madmenah. Neither of these identifications is unanimously accepted by modern scholars. Menois is believed to have been situated some 20 kilometres south of Gaza. For those who suppose Madmenah to have been to the north of Jerusalem this rules out its identification with Menois.