Capharnaum is located on the northwest shore of the Sea of Galilee, 16 kilometers northeast of modern Tiberias, 3 kilometers northeast of ancient Heptapegon (modern Tabgha), and 5 kilometers southwest of the upper Jordan River. The original Semitic . . . — — Map (db m139434) HM
"Corazin, a village in the Galilee, cursed by the Messiah, lies in ruins today."
[Eusebius, a 4th century church patriarch]
Jesus and his disciples preached and taught along the shores of Lake . . . — — Map (db m140122) HM
Chorazin's synagogue was built of hard, dark basalt stones, difficult to carve and engrave.
Despite this, the builders and artists managed to carve hundreds of ornamental designs and architectural elements, geometric . . . — — Map (db m140113) HM
In Greek mythology, Medusa was one of the three Gorgons. Whoever dared to look her in the face was instantly turned to stone. Perseus (averting his eyes) succeeded in killing her and the winged horse Pegasus was born from . . . — — Map (db m140103) HM
"Seat (Cathedra) of Moses"
One of the important finds in the Chorazin synagogue is a decorated basalt chair with an Aramaic inscription which mentions Yudan, son of Yishmael, who donated of his wealth to the building of . . . — — Map (db m140472) HM
Chorazin's ancient synagogue was first excavated in 1905-1907 by a German expedition headed by H. Kohl and C. Watzinger, and in the 1920s and in 1939 by the Mandatory Department of Antiquities and the Hebrew University of . . . — — Map (db m140488) HM