Site of the Month - 2015

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   This page is a gallery  of the Biblical sites that were selected by BibleWalks.com staff and readers as the "site of the month" during year 2015.

   The selection of the "site of the month" is usually a new site that was added during that past month and was considered at that time as an important addition to the web site and worthy of highlighting. You can look on these sites in order to visit these  "best" sites.

 

 

 

 

 

   The sites are ordered from the recent month on the top.

 

To see more of the site, click on its header.

 

 

 

 

Dec

 2015

 

 

Belvoir

    Ruins of an impressive Crusaders fortress located on a high cliff above above the northern Jordan valley.

 

 

Nov

 2015

 

 

 Jericho

 

    Ruins of Hasmonean and Herodian palaces built in the second temple period, in the southwest area NT of Jericho.

(Josephus Flavius Wars 4, 8: 2): "There are in it many sorts of palm trees... pronounce this place to be divine...".   

 

 

Oct

 2015

 

 

St. George Koziba, Wadi Qelt

 

   St. George Koziba is a cliff hanging Byzantine monastery in the valley of Wadi Qelt, near Jericho.

 

 1 Kings 19:9: "And he came thither unto a cave, and lodged there...".

 

 

Sep

 2015

 

 

Kesalon (Chesalon)

    Ruins of a Biblical city on a high hill in western Judea.

 

 Joshua 15:10:  "And the border ... passed along unto the side of mount Jearim, which is Chesalon, on the north side..."

 

Aug

 2015

 

 

Tel Yokneam

   An important Biblical city, stands in the entrance of a mountain pass through Mount Carmel.

 

 

  Joshua 12, 22: "the king of Jokneam in Carmel, one".

 

 

July

 2015

 

 

Sisters Nazareth Convent

 

   The convent is located near the Basilica of Annunciation. Under the courtyard are archaeological findings dated to the 1st Century.

 

 

 

June

 2015

 

 

Convent of Sisters of Our Lady of Zion

 

   A walled 19th Century monastery  built on the west hill of Ein Karem.

 

 

 

May

 2015

 

 

Tel Tanninim

 

  Tel Tanninim ("Crocodiles mound") is the ruins of  the city of Crocodilopolis, situated at the mouth of Tanninim stream. Nearby is a fishermen's pier, village and beach.

 

 

 

April

 2015

 

 

Deir Qal'a

   Ruins of a Roman fortress and Byzantine monastery in Western Samaria. 

 

   

 

 

March

 2015

 

 

St. George, Lod (Lydda)

 

   A Greek Orthodox church with remains of the most important Christian soldier-saint.

 

 

 

February

 2015

 

Kh. Katzrin

  Ancient Katzrin is a restored Byzantine period village in the central Golan area.

 

 

January 2015

 

Tel Gamma (Tell Jemmeh)

 

     Ruins of an ancient Canaanite and Philistine city on the Besor brook, identified as Yurza.

 

  

 

 

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