Damascus Gate

Damascus Gate Jerusalem

Damascus Gate is one of the main Gates of the Old City of Jerusalem. It is located in the wall on the city’s northwest side and connects to a highway leading out to Nablus, which in the Hebrew Bible was called Shechem. And from there, in times past, to the capital of Syria, Damascus. So […]

The Battle of Megiddo

The Battle of Megiddo

The Battle of Megiddo, fought 15th century BCE, was between the Egyptian forces under the command of Pharaoh Thutmose III and a large rebellious coalition of Canaanite vassal states led by the king of Kadesh. In fact, it is the first battle to have been recorded in what is accepted as relatively reliable detail. Also, Megiddo is the first recorded use of the composite […]

Pharaoh In Canaan

Pharaoh In Canaan

This post is about Pharaoh In Canaan. But before we will plunge in. What does it mean the name “Canaan”? So the name is actually derived from the Bible and from ancient Egyptian and Near Eastern records; generally refers to the region of present-day Israel; western Jordan; Lebanon, and coastal and southern Syria. And is […]

Roman Sword Unearthed

A Roman Sword Unearthed in Jerusalem

In the City of David, a Roman Sword was found in the excavations by Archaeologists. The Sword is known as Gladius and dated to the Jewish Revolt.