This spacious palace faced a paved
courtyard that led to the city gate.
Its wide entrance opened into a vestibule
and it had a throne hall surrounded by
eight service chambers.
This palace is of Neo-Hittite . . . — — Map (db m139345) HM
This is the ancient road leading to the city gate.
The road was paved during the 10th century B.C.E.
and was in use until the 3rd century C.E.
It was paved on a series of terraces seen in the slope.
Farther ahead . . . — — Map (db m139308) HM
The inner city gate includes
four chambers, two on each side.
In this chamber vessels
for offerings at the high places were kept.
The other three chambers served as granaries.
The city gate was destroyed by the . . . — — Map (db m139336) HM
The outer city gate was part of the heavy
fortification that protected the city.
It included an inner city gate and four solid towers.
Between the two gates was a spacious paved courtyard.
The gate of Bethsaida . . . — — Map (db m139317) HM
The inhabitants of the kingdom of Geshur were
Aramaens and the high places and ritual
objects reflect their religion.
On the sacrificial high place were found
fragments of basins, horned altars, and an
incised . . . — — Map (db m139343) HM
Whenever he went, to village or town or farm,
they laid the sick in the streets and begged him
to let them simply touch the edge of his cloak;
and all who touched him were healed.
Mark 6:56 — — Map (db m139383) HM
Jesus was walking by the Sea of Galilee when
he saw Simon and his brother Andrew
at work with casting-nets in the lake;
for they were fishermen. Jesus said to them,
'Come follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.'
At once they left . . . — — Map (db m139366) HM
In the time of the most God - beloved Stephanos the priest and abbot was made the mosaic of the Photisterion in the month of December fourth indiction in the time of the pious and Christ - beloved our King Mauricius . . . — — Map (db m139423) HM
Kursi, east of the Sea of Galilee, is identified with Gergessa, or with "the Land of the Gardarenes," of the New testament, where the miracle of the swine took place. (Luke 8:26-39)
There were three main periods of settlement at Kursi: . . . — — Map (db m139392) HM
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 . . . — — Map (db m139327) HM