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Published by Department of Antiquities and Museums in Jerusalem .
Written in English


  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Israel -- Kursi (Extinct city),
  • Christian antiquities -- Israel -- Kursi (Extinct city),
  • Israel -- Antiquities.,
  • Kursi (Extinct city)

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Edition Notes

StatementVassilios Tzaferis ; with the assistance of ELizabeth Kessin, Dan Urman.
Series"Atiqot. English series -- 16
ContributionsKessin, Elizabeth., Urman, Dan., Israel. Agaf ha-ʻatiḳot ṿeha-muzeʾonim
The Physical Object
Pagination65 p. xix p., of plates :
Number of Pages65
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22115920M

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Tzaferis, Vassilios, Elizabeth Kessin, and Dan Urman. “The Excavations of Kursi-Gergesa.” Atiqot: English Series Jerusalem: Department of Antiquities and Museums, Ministry of Education and Culture, Urban, Hugh B. New Age, Neopagan, and New Religious Movements: Alternative Spirituality in Contemporary : Marianna Ruah-Midbar Shapiro, Adi Sasson. Books for review: Israel Exploration Excavations at Capernaum – The Excavations of Kursi — Gergesa. The Excavations of Kursi—Gergesa. (’Atiqot 16) (English Series). Jerusalem. Google Scholar. Tzaferis, V., A Pilgrimage to the Site of the Swine Miracle. Biblical Archaeology Review 15/2: 44– Google Scholar. Buy Physical Book Learn about institutional subscriptions. Cite chapter. Kursi (Gergesa) is located on the eastern shore of the Sea of Galilee. This will be the 6th excavation season of the residential complex of the Byzantine monastery, the traditional location of Jesus' miracle of the swine (Mark 5) and the miracle of the fish and loaves (Mark 8).

Oxford Bible Atlas (ed. Herbert G. May, 3d ed. [New York: Oxford University Press, J), , lists sites excavated, but does not include Tell Miqne (Ekron) or Kursi (Gergesa). The official list of excavations for includes descriptions of only twenty-two projects (Caren Green-berg, comp. Certain ly m the vast majority of the rural population. residing in vil- lages such as Bethsaida and Kursi-Gergesa, was Jewish. Even the area's larger cities — Gamla, for instance — were Jewish. Excavations in Gamla revealed o beautiful, first century synagogue. The excavation details below been contributed by the archaeologists in charge of the individual expeditions, who bear responsibility for their contents. NOTE: Any questions, comments or requests for additional information must be directed to the contact person indicated for each project, and not to the Israel Foreign Ministry. During the excavations of a road in this area a fifth century Byzantine monastery was discovered at this site. and the alarming thing today is that many people are experimenting with sorcery and writing popular books based on sorcery. It is found about two miles south of Kursi/Gergesa. 16 In the past I have often taken groups of.

Explore the Ophel excavations south of the Temple Mount, including the Temple steps—on which, we can be confident, Jesus and the disciples trod. Overnight in Jerusalem. Golan Heights to Katzrin and continue to Kursi (Gergesa), the possible site where Jesus cast the demons into a herd of swine. Visit the Shrine of the Book to view the. Excavations in the North-West Church yielded numerous fragments of plain and painted wall plaster, which suggest that the entire interior of the church was plastered, and in large part, decorated with wall paintings. The Excavations of Kursi-Gergesa, ‘Ati 1– V. Vitruvius, Ten Books Vitruvius, The Ten Books on. I was devastated. Going on an archeological excavation then became the furthest thing from my mind. So, a few weeks before the dig I was surprised to learn that I had won the scholarship. I had a great trip-but with only a few minor disappointments-I didn't get to Kursi (Gergesa) and I didn't climb to the peak of Arbel. BOOKS. The Words. I read another book entitled "Thunder and Love" about the Johannine Corpus, in which the author suggested that the Book of Revelation was written for a first century audience. Much of what is in the book of Revelation spoke to the people living at the time John wrote the Revelation. The Roman Emperor, as a Beast, was persecuting the church.