This page lists the selected site of the month in BibleWalks.com
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 2018.
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.
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Dec 2018 Gezer Boundary Inscriptions
Around Tel Gezer are ancient Bilingual inscriptions cut on rocks, bearing the name of Alkios and Hebrew letters bearing the name “Gezer”.
Nov 2018 Sabbath Stone, Timrat
Sabbath boundary marker found in Timrat, with 3 letters in Hebrew. The marker was dated to the Roman period.
Oct 2018 Taibe in the Galilee
Remains of a Crusader fortified farmhouse, in the center of et-Taiyibe in the Jezreel valley.
Sep 2018 Tel Hazor
Tel Hazor is one of the largest, most important biblical sites in the Canaanite and Israelite periods. The Bible gave it the title: “the head of all those kingdoms”.
Joshua 11:10: “And Joshua at that time turned back, and took Hazor, and smote the king thereof with the sword: for Hazor beforetime was the head of all those kingdoms.”
Aug 2018 Horns of Hattin
The extinct volcano was a Canaanite and Israelite city. Best known for the 1187 crucial battle between Saladin & the Crusaders.
July 2018 Apollonia
Remains of a multi period settlement situated on a Kurkar sandstone cliff, and a Crusader fortress.
June 2018 Tel Megiddo
A large Biblical city, situated on the gateway on the road linking North and South of Israel
May 2018 Horvat Geres (Kh. Jurish)
Ruins of a second temple period fortified village, west of Zur Hadasah. Identified as the village of Geresa.
Wars 4,9,1: “Vespasian… also sent Lucius Annius to Gerasa.”
Apr 2018 Kh. Jumjum
Ruins of a second temple period fortified village, west of Gush Etzion.
Mar 2018 Kh. Kilya, Rimonim
Ruins of a Late Roman desert fortress, that was converted to a Byzantine monastery.
Feb 2018 Tel Burna (Tell Bornat)
Ruins of a multi-period Biblical city on a flat topped mound. A possible identification is Libnah.
Joshua 10:29): “Then Joshua … fought against Libnah:”.
Jan 2018 Magdala (Migdal)
Ruins of an Early Roman fisherman village, near the Arbel cliffs, on the shores of Sea of Galilee. Known as the birthplace of Mary Magdalene.
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This page was last updated on Dec 22, 2018