Exploring In The Land Of Israel
Mysteries Waiting To Be Discovered
Israel is a land of history, mysteries, and unique ruins. Revisit the time of the Romans, and other ancient cultures. Many of these ancient cities are in excellent condition, while others are compromised. Some are so complete, that you wonder how they survived.
Caesarea Of The Mediterranean
Caesarea, a magnificent jewel on the Mediterranean Sea, is spectacular and amazing. This impressive city was founded by King Herod in the first century. It was built and named to honor Augustus Caesar. This was a fortified city that was completely walled. Archaeologists have found the remains of the ancient walls of the city. Caesarea was the largest harbor of all the cities on the Eastern Mediterranean Sea. It was a most important city in the Roman Empire. The quality of the ancient ruins, and the historical writings of Josephus Flavius , has opened a window of understanding as to the way of life and the culture of the area.
The Rubble Of The Sad And Tragic History Of Masada
It is a very sad and tragic history that took place on this hill top of grandeur. The fight is often called the Jewish revolt, and these brave Jewish citizens fought to their death. As you ascend to the top, you will see many ruins of the city, their cisterns, and other relics. When you reach the top, there is nothing that you can not see for miles and miles. It is beauty in the midst of rubble.
Israel is full of archaeological ruins throughout the country. If you enjoy seeing history come alive, you will love the adventure of exploring the many ruins. No matter where you go, there are the ancient cities to be discovered. So come on, and join us, as we walk the ancient paths of the fortified cities of yesterday.
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