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The Dead sea Scrolls. Between 1947 and 1956 Qumran has been the most important archaeological site of the world . In this period a collection of 972 ancient texts in 11 different caves has been found. The majority of them are made of parchment or papyrus, mainly written in Hebrew and Aramaic and few in Greek... It was said that these scrolls also contained the Book of Enoch which tells the story of him being abducted by other-worldly beings.

The Dead Sea Scrolls Qumran, Israel - a collection of 972 ancient parchment and papyrus texts found in 11 different caves, written in Hebrew and Aramaic and few in Greek.

On February 7th 1947, the Dead Sea Scrolls, which date from around 150 BC – AD 68, were discovered in some caves near the Jordan River. The 900 scrolls, which are made of leather and papyrus, make up three types of documents – texts from the Hebrew Bible, books from the Old Testament and documents including some poems and a book of community rules. They are considered of great religious and historical significance and are now kept in Jerusalem.

On February the Dead Sea Scrolls, which date from around 150 BC – AD were discovered in caves near the Jordan River. The 900 scrolls, which are made of parchment and papyrus, – texts from the Hebrew scriptures, books from the Old Testament.

Mt Carmel/Nazareth/Jordan River Israel side - The tomb opening for real

This is the area in prophecies that the Battle of Armageddon will be fought, the Jerzeel Valley, and this hill is specifically mentioned .

City of David—the Original Jerusalem

When people picture the city of Jerusalem, they usually think of the historic Western Wall, or the Old City, or the Temple Mount crowned with the Golden Dome of the Rock.

The Jordan River (well, what's left of it), in the Middle East, is the lowest river in the world. It ends in the Dead Sea, at a depth of 1,312 feet (400 meters) below sea level. The river is important to Christians, Jews, and Muslims because of its location in an area that is holy to all three.

The Jordan River (well, what's left of it), in the Middle East, is the lowest river in the world. It ends in the Dead Sea, at a depth of feet meters) below sea level.

state of israel | Here’s a map of Israel as things stand today:

This is a great interactive map of Israel (site includes other excellent links). Atlas includes historic maps and short outlines of Jewish history. A good educational tool.

Herod's Gate, Old City Gates (also called the Flowered Gate "Babl ez-Zahr "). This gate, named for King Herod Antipas, is located east of the Damascus Gate in the northern wall. It leads into the Muslim Quarter of Jerusalem.

Herod's Gate, Old City Gates (also called the. This gate, named for King Herod Antipas, is located east of the Damascus Gate in the northern wall. It leads into the Muslim Quarter of Jerusalem,Palestine

It was on this hill that the Lamb of God was sacrificed:     Golgotha or  Skull Mountain, Israel.

Golgotha or Skull Mountain, Israel. Golgotha - "the place of the skull" - where Jesus was crucified - Jerusalem

Today, visitors can walk along the top of the walls of Jerusalem on which watchmen and soldiers once protected the city's residents

Today, visitors can walk along the top of the walls of Jerusalem from where watchmen and soldiers once protected the city.

Ruins of a High Place (Tel Dan) in the land of Israel where King Jeroboam worshipped the golden calf.

Day 4 Ruins of a High Place (Tel Dan) in the land of Israel where King Jeroboam worshipped the golden calf.

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