The Byzantine fortification of the Mosque lies on the two peaks Hill 'Rocket' at an altitude of 504m. next to the hamlet of Profitis Ilias (which is the seat of the former municipality of Temenos).
In 961 a.d. after Arabic month siege of Chandax, the Byzantine army with his victory restores Crete within the Byzantine Empire, after 135 years of Arab conquest. Nikiforos fokas thought and acted with determination and monolithic featuring the military.
Rocket named the Venetians fortified Hill, this word means exactly this: strenghened rock. It consists of a large Rocky volume has two peaks, the highest 504 feet from sea level and the other 406 meters.
The area between Mount Giouchtas and Prophet Elias.
From the ancient city remains merely the name of the settlement that meets for the first time in 1212 as a property of the monastery of Panagia of Sina. Site which today is believed located west of Giouhtas, 2 km. by kanli Kastelli (Prophet Elias) and 300 m. from the 'Temenos', to the NORTHEAST.