Feb 22 Blog
By: By Benjamin Arubas, Shay Bar and Hershel Shanks
May 5 Blog
By: Meir Ben-Dov
Byzantine Jerusalem was Christian Jerusalem—par excellence. The Byzantine era began when the Emperor Constantine—soon to convert to Christianity—became master of Palestine in 324 A.D. It did not end in Jerusalem until the Patriarch Sophronius surrendered the city to the Moslem caliph Omar in the spring of 638.