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Hayat

Heit & Hayat
هيت و هيات

Heit (هيت) and Hayat (هيات) are two neighboring villages about one kilometer apart in the northern part of the al-Suweida region (ريف السويداء). Both villages have scattered remains from the Roman and Byzantine periods. Heit (هيت), associated with the ancient Eitha, has the remains of multiple houses and a tower. Hayat (هيات) has the remains of a large villa and several smaller houses. While the remains are not as substantial as nearby Shahba (شهبا) or Shaqqa …