Archaeologists Find Evidence Of Jerusalem’s Destruction 2,000 years Ago

Archaeologists Find Evidence Of Jerusalem’s Destruction 2,000 years Ago

This article originally appeared on CBN News, May 25, 2017 JERUSALEM, Israel – As Israelis celebrate the 50th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem this...
This article originally appeared on CBN News, May 25, 2017 JERUSALEM, Israel – As Israelis celebrate the 50th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem this week, archaeologists have found evidence of the battle for Jerusalem two millennia ago as they excavate the main thoroughfare leading to the Second Temple before its destruction by the Romans in 70 AD. The road, about 20 feet below the surface, leads from the Pool of Siloam to the Temple Mount. Archaeologists believe it could have been built during the reign of Pontius Pilate and would likely have been the route Jesus walked on his...
Archaeologists Find Second Arch of Titus Commemorating The Siege Of Jerusalem In The 1st Century

Archaeologists Find Second Arch of Titus Commemorating The Siege Of Jerusalem In The 1st Century

Archaeologists in Rome have discovered the remains of a second Arch of Titus commemorating the siege of Jerusalem by Roman emperor Titus in the 1st...
Archaeologists in Rome have discovered the remains of a second Arch of Titus commemorating the siege of Jerusalem by Roman emperor Titus in the 1st century C.E. Like the original Arch of Titus, it was built around 82 C.E. by Domitian, the younger brother and successor to Titus as the leader of the Roman empire. The second arch was located less than a mile away from the first one. According to a Haaretz interview with lead archaeologist Marialetizia Buonfiglio, it was rare for Roman leaders to build two monuments to the same war. Read more: forward.com