JUAN BAUTISTA (MARTIRIO) "El Precursor de Cristo" Reino herodiano, Israel - Maqueronte, Jordania (5 a.C. †28 d.C.) - See more at: http://santoralmariareina.blogspot.com/2012/08/santo-de-hoy-30-de-agosto.html#sthash.SR7Dbu34.dpuf
El acueducto es uno de los destinos turísticos más populares de atracción en Cesarea. Está situado hacia el extremo norte de la ciudad. Sus orígenes se remontan al período herodiano. El Acueducto se encuentra actualmente medio cubierto de arena. La historia cuenta que el acueducto sirvió para el transporte agua de un manantial que se encuentra a 6 kilómetros de la ciudad. Los restos de dos conductos se pueden ver actualmente.
Herodian: Herod the Great built this monumental fortress and palace in the Judean desert south of Jerusalem, and was buried here. The site was a rebel stronghold during the great revolts against the Romans. It is one of the most exciting archaeological sites in Israel.
Ariel view of the modern location of the City of David (Ophel) - Looking from South to North. The white broken-line is where the ancient city of David was located (which is outside the city wall today). The gold domed building is the Muslim shrine called the Dome of the Rock. It is surrounded by ancient retaining wall of the Herodian Temple mount. This picture gives distance perspective. The Kidron valley can be seen on the left (?) side.
This is a fully functional Herodian (50 BC to AD 50) replica oil lamp featuring an embossed 'Star of David' on the handle. 2 wicks included Handmade in Bethlehem Size: 4.5 X 3 inches approx Works with Olive oil Economy Packaging: No Special Finish Note: shades of clay may vary slightly Great Christian Gift from the Holy Land
*HASMONEAN & HERODIAN JERICO, ISRAEL~ The impressive element is the round base of the circular frigidarium (cold room).It has4semicircula niches in each of its corners.This room was entered after the hot (caldarium)+warm(tepidarium) rooms of the bathhouse.
Wohl Archaeological Museum - The Herodian Quarter
Herodian Temple Mount Jerusalem
Be-eshterah, has been identified with Busrah (Bostra), where are very important Herodian ruins, but there is no tangible evidence yet adduced that the history of this site is of so remote antiquity. From the similarity of the names, it has also been sought at Tell Ashari and Tell ‛Ashtera. The true site can be determined, if at all; by excavation only; identifications based on mere outward similarity of names have always been fruitful sources of error. Salecah is perhaps less doubtful; it is…
The Herodian Quarter is the largest roofed and most visually arresting archaeological site in Israel. It contains the remains of six to seven sumptuous mansions from the time of Herod