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Beit She'an Northern District Historical Markers

 
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By Dale K. Benington, April 7, 2019
Gateway to Paradise Marker
Israel, Northern District, Beit She'an — Gateway to Paradise
English Text: The summer months pulsate with heat in the Bet-She'an Valley. At its heart, in the ancient city of Bet-She'an, were discovered the remains of bathhouses, fountains, and ornamental pools - echoes of a past rich in water . . . — Map (db m141501) HM
Israel, Northern District, Beit She'an — Monument / Nymphaeum / Temple
English Text: Monument The purpose of this lavish structure is uncertain; it may have served as a central monument. Together with the surrounding buildings, it collapsed in the earthquake of 749 C.E. Nymphaeum Splendid . . . — Map (db m141528) HM
Israel, Northern District, Beit She'an — The Last Days of Scythopolis
English Text: Roman Bet-She'an, known as Nyssa Scythopolis, became Christian, reaching its golden age in the 6th century C.E. In the 7th century, Muslims settled in the city, once again changing its character. One day in the year 749, an . . . — Map (db m141502) HM
Israel, Northern District, Beit She'an — The Splendor of the City
English Text: In the Roman period, during the 2nd century C.E., the monumental center of Bet-She'an was built into the valley at the foot of the tell. Roman style and workmanship were applied in constructing public buildings, which were . . . — Map (db m141513) HM

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