Caesarea Maritima was named in honor of Augustus The city was described in detail by the Roman Jewish historian The city became the seat of the Roman prefect soon after its foundation. Caesarea was the "administrative capital" beginning in 6 AD.
People Walking Up to Jonah's Tomb Upon the Ancient Site of Nineveh. Jonah is the name given in the Hebrew Bible (Tanakh/Old Testament) to a prophet of the northern kingdom of Israel in about the century BC
*SHILOH, ISRAEL~an ancient city in Samaria mentioned in the Hebrew Bible.It has been positively identified with modern Khirbet Seilun,a tell or archaeological mound, dubbed in Modern Hebrew Tel Shiloh.
MASADA, Israel - This fortress was built on a sheer-sided plateau surrounded by desert, by the Dead Sea. This palace and fortress was built by Herod the Great. This is a beautiful place to view the sunrise. You can hike up or take the cable car.
Absalom's Tomb is built on the lower western foothills of the Mount of Olives, facing the old city of on the eastern side of the Kidron valley. This entire area is a large cemetery with thousands of tombs, and this is one of the famous and largest of all.
*CAPERNAUM, ISRAEL~JESUS: was confronted by a demoniac while teaching here (Mark Jesus healed the servant of the centurion. This Roman official was credited with building the synagogue (Luke In this synagogue, Jesus gave sermon on the bread of life (John