Tag: Temple Mount History

Temple Mount history refers to the history of Jerusalem's Temple Mount. Considered sacred ground even before Biblical times and bitterly contested in our own day, the Temple Mount in Jerusalem is one of the most fascinating and important places on earth, with great religious significance to Judaism, Christianity and Islam.

The Royal Banquet Hall of King Herod the Great in Jerusalem

02/10 | A banqueting complex was recently identified just beside the Temple Mount. Dating to the time of King Herod the Great, it projects the splendor and comfort enjoyed by royal guests.   Read more…

Posted in Jerusalem.

Ancient Jerusalem: The Village, the Town, the City

12/26 | Archaeologist Hillel Geva says that population estimates for ancient Jerusalem are too high. His new estimates begin with people living on no more than a dozen acres.   Read more…

Posted in Jerusalem.

What Did Herod’s Temple in Jerusalem Look Like?

12/24 | Fifty years ago, leading Israeli scholar Michael Avi-Yonah constructed a now-iconic model of Herod’s Temple in Jerusalem. How accurate is it?   Read more…

Posted in Temple at Jerusalem.

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