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Near Tel Beit Tsaida in Golan Regional Council, Northern District
 

The Courtyard

Tel Beit Tsaida

 

Bethsaida

 
The Courtyard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, April 5, 2019
1. The Courtyard Marker
Inscription.  
English Text:

This is the heart of the ancient town.
Here the public activities of the city took
place. It was the center of commercial,
juridicial, and religious life.

"Now David was sitting between the two gates,
and the watchman went up to the roof of
the gate by the wall ..."
(2 Samuel 18:24)

 
Location. 32° 54.599′ N, 35° 37.864′ E. Marker is near Tel Beit Tsaida, Northern District, in Golan Regional Council. Marker can be reached from Northern District Route 888 north of Northern District Route 87, on the left when traveling north. This marker is located along a park walking trail in the archaeological park at Tel Beit Tsaida, which has also been identified has the Biblical site of Bethsaida. Touch for map. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Outer City Gate (here, next to this marker); Inner City Gate (a few steps from this marker); Sacrificial High Place (a few steps from this marker); A Bit Hilani Type Palace
The Courtyard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, April 5, 2019
2. The Courtyard Marker
Distant view, looking south from the outer gate, across the ruins of the ancient courtyard, towards the featured marker.
(within shouting distance of this marker); The Fisherman House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Winegrower House (about 400 feet away); Ancient Road (about 400 feet away); Street (about 400 feet away).
 
More about this marker. This marker is situated in an archaeological park, that is located on the east side of the Jordan River, near the Jordan River armlet, a short distance away from the northern shore of the Sea of Galilee.
 
Also see . . .
1. Bethsaida (BiblePlaces.com). This is a link to information provided by BiblePlaces.com (Submitted on September 9, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

2. Bethsaida - Bible Walks. This is a link to information provided by BibleWalks.com (Submitted on September 9, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. AnthropologyForts, Castles
 
The Courtyard image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, April 5, 2019
3. The Courtyard
Distant view, looking southwest from the outer gate, across the ruins of the ancient courtyard, towards the entrance to the city's inner gate.
The Courtyard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, April 5, 2019
4. The Courtyard Marker
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on September 10, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 9, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 52 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 9, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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