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Leen Ritmeyer’s updated illustration of 6th century Jerusalem

Dr. Leen Ritmeyer’s illustrations of biblical sites are a tremendous resource and have been used in many publications, including the 2008 ESV Study Bible. He is especially known for his work regarding Jerusalem and the ancient Jewish Temples. Dr. Ritmeyer … Continue reading

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Slideshow of 1500 year-old Jerusalem Street Discovery

The web site for Foundation Stone has a slideshow of the recently discovered Byzantine street in Jerusalem’s Jaffa Gate. If you mouse over the photos you can see descriptive captions identifying objects and people.

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Road from ancient Madaba map uncovered in Jerusalem

Workers upgrading the infrastructure in Jerusalem’s Jaffa Gate have uncovered an A.D. 6th century road that is displayed on the ancient Madaba Map. The Madaba Map is a large mosaic reproduction of Palestine and Egypt that was created around the … Continue reading

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