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How the crusaders transformed Jerusalem’s Temple Mount
After defeating the army of the Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem at the Horns of Hattin, west of the sea of Galilee, in 1187, the Egyptian sultan Saladin marched unopposed into Jerusalem. European Crusaders, mostly from the region of present-day...
Archaeology Odyssey, September/October 2000
Abraham, the Temple and the sun god—they’re all in there
Sepphoris—“the ornament of all Galilee”1—is a city of mosaics. It seems that wherever excavators dig they turn up mosaics. More than 40 mosaic floors, many of them extremely elaborate, have been uncovered to date. BAR readers are already...
Biblical Archaeology Review, September/October 2000