Tag: Jerusalem Archaeology: Exposing the Biblical City

Modi’in: Where the Maccabees Lived

10/28 | Modi’in was the hometown of the Maccabees, the heroes of the Maccabean revolt against the Seleucid king who ruled over Judea. Have excavations conducted within the modern Israeli city of   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Sites.

Tour Showcases Remains of Herod’s Jerusalem Palace—Possible Site of the Trial of Jesus

09/01 | Visitors to Jerusalem’s Old City can explore remains of King Herod’s palace, which may be where Roman governor Pontius Pilate tried and condemned Jesus of Nazareth to death.   Read more…

Posted in News, Biblical Archaeology Places, Biblical Archaeology Sites, Jerusalem, Jesus/Historical Jesus.

What Were the Crusades and How Did They Impact Jerusalem?

06/26 | 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.


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