Ancient History

Israel Cities – Places To Visit – Beersheba

Beersheva (Beersheba) is a Negev desert City in the south of Israel and is the seventh largest city in the country with a population of approximately 200,000.  It is also known as “The capital of the Negev”. Archeological findings have suggested that people have lived in the area since the 4th millennium BC and that […]

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Northern Israel – Israeli Cities – Caesarea

The town of Caesarea in Israel with its select neighborhoods, lovely gardens and impressive golf course is situated on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea, midway between Tel Aviv and Haifa. Adjacent to the modern town is the Ancient Roman Port City and amazing archeological park, with the remains  from many periods that were uncovered […]

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Israel – biblical and historical sites – Capernaum (Kfar Nahum)

Capernaum (Kfar Nahum) is situated on the shores of Lake Kinneret (The Sea of Galilee), in the north of Israel. This ancient fishing village was inhabited between the years of 150 BC up to approximately AD 750. Capernaum is mentioned a number of times in the New Testament however the earliest references to the ancient […]

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Israel – Holy Land Biblical Sites – Megiddo

Megiddo also known as Armageddon (mentioned in both the Old and New Testaments of the Bible), is a Unesco World Heritage site situated in Northern Israel’s Jezreel Valley and is extensively regarded as the Holy Land’s most significant Biblical period site. Archeologists have uncovered the remnants of 26 civilizations at Tel Megiddo covering a period […]

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Historical Sites in Israel – Israeli Cities – The Old City Of Jerusalem

The ancient city of Jerusalem has been continuously inhabited for over 3000 years and is holy to Jews, Christians and Muslims. For the Jews it is the place where the Jewish Patriarch Abraham prepared to sacrifice his son Isaac on Mt. Moriah.  In approximately 1000 BCE King David proclaimed Jerusalem as the eternal capital and […]

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Tourist Sites in Israel – historical places in Israel – Masada

The Unesco World heritage site of Masada is situated not far from the shores of the Dead Sea in Israel. This ancient and majestic fortress is located on the top of a sheer rock cliff that rises 400 meters above the desert that surrounds it. The fortress was built originally in the second century BCE […]

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