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WHAT REMAINS on the 36-acre Temple Mount platform today is the result of two major building efforts: The first began in about 20 B.C.E., when Herod initiated a massive expansion of the Temple grounds; the second occurred under the Umayyad caliphs in the late seventh century C.E. For more, click on the link. Photo: Richard Nowitz.

WHAT REMAINS on the 36-acre Temple Mount platform today is the result of two major building efforts: The first began in about 20 B.C.E., when Herod initiated a massive expansion of the Temple grounds; the second occurred under the Umayyad caliphs in the late seventh century C.E. For more, click on the link. Photo: Richard Nowitz.

.Jerusalem in the time of Nehemiah

Here is an image of the wall surrounding Nehemiah rebuilt, Jerusalem, Israel…

For nearly 2,000 years, the Qumran caves protected the secrets of the Dead Sea Scrolls. Might the same caves also shed light on the mystery of who deposited the scrolls there in the first place?

For nearly years, the Qumran caves protected the secrets of the Dead Sea Scrolls. Might the same caves also shed light on the mystery of who deposited the scrolls there in the first place?

ISLAM ON THE TEMPLE MOUNT. Looming over Jerusalem, the Dome of the Rock stands as a mighty prayer in stone. The Islamic shrine, erected by the Umayyad caliph ‘Abd al-Malik (685–705 C.E.), served as a physical emblem of the dominance of Islam, replacing its Christian predecessor. Before the Arab conquest, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre was the most imposing structure in Jerusalem and the sacred center of the city. For more, click on the link. Photo: Richard Nowitz.

ISLAM ON THE TEMPLE MOUNT. Looming over Jerusalem, the Dome of the Rock stands as a mighty prayer in stone. The Islamic shrine, erected by the Umayyad caliph ‘Abd al-Malik (685–705 C.E.), served as a physical emblem of the dominance of Islam, replacing its Christian predecessor. Before the Arab conquest, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre was the most imposing structure in Jerusalem and the sacred center of the city. For more, click on the link. Photo: Richard Nowitz.

Masada, Israel averigua en http://www.turinco.co/ empieza en Tierra Santa, termina en Italia WOWW! #turinco #masada #israel

Masada, Israel averigua en http://www.turinco.co/ empieza en Tierra Santa, termina en Italia WOWW! #turinco #masada #israel

Pergamum Sacred Way and Acropolis   One of the seven churches addressed in Revelation, the city of Pergamum became the center of a large kingdom in the 3rd century BC and retained its status as a political and cultural leader into the Byzantine period.  The acropolis rises 1300 feet above the lower city located on the plain of the Caicus River.

Pergamum Sacred Way and Acropolis.One of the seven churches addressed in…

OLD CITY OF JERUSALEM - Dung Gate - This is the main vehicular access to the Western Wall (Kotel) plaza. It is located near the center of the southern portion of the city, close to the Temple Mount, just east of “Tanners’ Gate.” It leads into the Jewish Quarter.

OLD CITY OF JERUSALEM - Dung Gate - This is the main vehicular access to the Western Wall (Kotel) plaza. It is located near the center of the southern portion of the city, close to the Temple Mount, just east of “Tanners’ Gate.” It leads into the Jewish Quarter.

For years, skeptics said the bible was false because no Hittite nation had ever been found.  Then archaeologists found it. - Ancient Hittite ruins, Turkey

*ANCIENT HITTITE RUINS ~ Turkey Why is this important? - For years skeptics said the bible was false because no Hittite nation had ever been found. Then archaeologists found it.

Mount Tabor, halfway between Nazareth and the Sea of Galilee, is believed to be the site of the "Transfiguration"...

Mount Tabor, halfway between Nazareth and the Sea of Galilee, is believed to be…

The Wailing Wall in Jerusalem

The Wailing Wall, Jerusalem // Gustav Bauernfeind // 1904 // Painting - oil on canvas : Museum Art Images : Museuma

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