Tag: crusades

What Were the Crusades and How Did They Impact Jerusalem?

09/17 | Some of the most famous churches in Jerusalem were built during the Christian Crusades by Crusaders wishing to memorialize sites they believed to have great Christian significance.   Read more…

Posted in Jerusalem, Post-Biblical Period.

Pilgrims’ Progress to Byzantine Jerusalem

09/05 | Jerusalem has been revered as a holy city for millennia—with pilgrims a staple feature in its bustling streets. Egeria’s Travels and the journals of the Bordeaux Pilgrim and the Piacenza   Read more…

Posted in Jerusalem.

Sifting Antiquity on the Temple Mount Sifting Project

08/04 | Archaeological excavations are prohibited on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, though one project—the Temple Mount Sifting Project—has been analyzing soil that came from the Temple Mount since 2004. Learn the   Read more…

Posted in Temple at Jerusalem.


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