Tag: the crusades

Philistine Cemetery Unearthed at Ashkelon

01/02 | The first and only Philistine cemetery ever discovered was found outside the walls of ancient Ashkelon.   Read more…

Posted in News, Ancient Israel, Daily Life and Practice.

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.

Pilgrims’ Progress to Byzantine Jerusalem

12/15 | 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.


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